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Interview with Dr. Meg Lowman by Hidden Valley Elementary School Student

Kelly, a student at Hidden Valley Elementary School writes in with some questions for her Amazon Rainforest report.  Below are the questions and answers:
Dr. Margret D. Lowman, sometimes called CanopyMeg, is a Rainforest Canopy Expert and Director of Environmental Initiatives at New College in Florida. She has

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Lighting the Ribbon to officially open the NRC

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New Nature Research Center Opens at Museum

From Southern Pines Pilot:
Nature never sleeps, so the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, in Raleigh, will open its new wing, the Nature Research Center (NRC), with a 24-hour grand opening beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 20.
This celebration is expected to attract 50,000 visitors and

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“TREES ‘R US” Citizen Science Activity

Help CanopyMeg document North Carolina trees by participating in this survey.

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Any questions about this survey? Contact Meg at meg.lowman@ncdenr.gov

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TREES R US

Video highlighting Dr. “Canopymeg” Lowman’s visit to canopies around the world — with an inside scoop on methods, tree canopies, and important issues surrounding research and conservation. Life at the Top is a global challenge!

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New Nature Research Center opens with a 24-hour celebration rich in science and entertainment

(Raleigh)—Nature never sleeps, so the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences will open its new wing, the Nature Research Center (NRC), with a 24-hour grand opening beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 20. This celebration is expected to attract 50,000 visitors and capture global imagination, national

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We are what we eat, so try these healthy tips

Dr. Lowman’s latest Nature’s Secrets column in newsobserver.com:
Thanks to first lady Michelle Obama’s healthy-eating campaign, and to a number of recent medical reports, Americans are looking more closely at their diets. Most countries have evolved a cuisine over many centuries based on their environment and culture. The

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Clothing the Daily Planet with Continents

Clothing the Daily Planet with Continents at the Nature Research Center. Great photos by friend, Pam Hopkins:

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Superman and science converge in North Carolina

From Winston-Salem Journal:
As a child, I loved the natural world. Maybe it had something to do with growing up in a small town where there were no distractions of big-city lights. Maybe the change of seasons with its foliage colors seduced me. Maybe it was because nature

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Scientist Margaret Lowman’s profile rises as head of the new N.C. Nature Research Center

From newsobserver.com:
Margaret Lowman’s office is the top of a tree. It’s not her only one – she also has a office with a desk at the Nature Research Center, where she serves as director. But her job is different from most museum-director positions, in that she’ll do

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