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Sex Sizzles In The Summer

“The earth laughs in flowers.”–Ralph Waldo Emerson
An idyllic summer evening in nature evokes a smorgasbord of sights, smells, and sounds—golden sunsets, chirping crickets, light shows by blinking fireflies, and wafts of floral perfumes. For anyone who grew up in New England, this summer imagery may conjure a

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Dr. Meg Lowman elected in ESA’s 2016 fellows program

Dr. Lowman has been recognized for her service as a member of the Ecological Society of America (ESA) and for promoting the science of ecology.
From esa.org:
The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is pleased to announce its 2016 fellows. The Society’s fellows program recognizes the many ways in

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Field Report: Women in Science Summit 2016

D.C. Randle’s field report from the first annual Women in Science Summit hosted at the California Academy of Sciences.
This year, my friend and mentor, Dr. Meg Lowman asked me to join a panel session at the first annual Women in Science Summit hosted at the California Academy

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CanopyMeg on Ode to Evolution Podcast

Dr. Meg Lowman is one of the scientists that appears on the first episode of the new “Ode to Evolution” podcast. This podcast “blends art, storytelling, and science to bring you tales of evolutionary research happening right now – in a format that is accessible to all

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Williams College canopy walkway

Here are some views of our Williams College canopy walkway in Hopkins Forest, Massachusetts. It’s the first canopy walkway in North America and was built in 1992.

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Amazon Rainforest Workshop – Summer 2017

Amazon Rainforest Workshop 2016
Travel as a Citizen Scientist to the Amazon with California Academy of Sciences and Dr. Meg Lowman, Director of Global Initiatives & Senior Scientist in Plant Conservation & Michelle Trautwein, Assistant Curator, Entomology. Dates: July 24 to Aug. 3, 2017 “This is a non-stop workshop full ofRead more

Life in the lab

In her new book, Lab Girl, Hope Jahren transforms the sedentary, slow-growing lives of plants into a vibrant series of stories that are interwoven with tales of her own research career. “In the end, I am not sure which is more extraordinary, the plants or the woman

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Thirty Years Later – Tribute to Andrew Field

The following article is a canopy tribute to Andrew Field written by entomologist, Daniela Izera, who worked in Venezuela from 1978 until 1992.
I am an entomologist and I have worked in Venezuela from 1978 until 1992. During my stay I visited many of the Venezuelan universities; the

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Fashion versus Function in the Canopy? Levi’s talk to CanopyMeg

In this article from Levi Strauss & Co., CanopyMeg is described as being a modern day pioneer who wears her Levi’s® in the rainforest treetops.
Dr. Meg Lowman is a woman of many titles; she is an American biologist, educator, ecologist, writer, editor and public speaker. But of

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Mr. Klein’s fifth grade class learns about the rain forest during Skype session with CanopyMeg

Mr. Klein's 5th Grade Class Skype session with CanopyMeg.

Mr. Klein’s class learned about the rain forest from Canopy Meg and asked lots of great questions.
Thank you to Mr. Jason Klein, 5th Grade Teacher at Clifford Wise Intermediate/Middle School, and all the students.

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