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Tardigrades publication by NSF undergraduates involved in the “Wheelchairs and Water Bears in Temperate Forest Canopies” program

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Congratulations to my undergraduates from our NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates grant “Wheelchairs and Water Bears in Temperate Forest Canopies” for their first publication! This article describes a new species of tardigrade from the trees of Kansas, illustrating that discoveries are everywhere, even in our own backyards. […]

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Citizen Science Network iNaturalist Celebrates Millionth Nature Observation as it Launches New Visual Maps

iNaturalist

The California Academy of Sciences’ naturalist social network gets major revamp
SAN FRANCISCO (November 10, 2014) — This week, iNaturalist.org—the California Academy of Sciences’ online social network for naturalists—launched a new series of easy-to-navigate maps that connect people with the natural world like never before. This living record […]

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FREE Lecture at USF on Stool Banking, Poop Transplants, and Human Microbiome

A different kind of bank: the world of stool banking, poop transplants and the human microbiome

Come join us to learn about a different kind of bank. The world of stool banking, poop transplants, and the human microbiome.
WHAT: TREE Foundation’s Annual Fedder Environmental Lecture
TALK TITLE: A different kind of bank: the world of stool banking, poop transplants and the human microbiome
SPEAKERS: James Burgess […]

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Why Should We Care About Our Forests?: A Few Questions With Canopy Meg

Meg Lowman

Be sure to catch Dr. Meg “CanopyMeg” Lowman on tonight’s episode of Going Deep with David Rees on the National Geographic Channel at 10pm EST!

From the NatGeo TVBlogs:

Posted by Hanna Toler of National Geographic Channel on August 18, 2014:
For tonight’s episode of Going Deep with David Rees, […]

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CanopyMeg appearing on NATGEO’s Going Deep with David Rees on Monday, August 18th

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Check out this new clip from CanopyMeg’s appearance on Going Deep with David Rees:

In the beautiful Muir Woods forest, rockstar arborist “Canopy” Meg teaches “TV Dave” how to use a scientific device called a “pooter” and other amazing things she knows about trees.
Dr. Meg Lowman will be […]

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Preview of CanopyMeg’s appearance on Going Deep with David Rees

CanopyMeg on Going Deep with David Rees

Dr. Meg Lowman will be appearing on the August 18th episode of Going Deep with David Rees on The National Geographic Channel. The topic of this episode is “How to Climb a Tree”. Check out the preview here: http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/going-deep-with-david-rees/videos/fake-talk-show/

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Delegates for the Canopy Symposium in Taipei, Taiwan

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Delegates for the Canopy Symposium in Taipei, Taiwan, to launch the official emergence of this discipline in this Pacific Rim country!

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Tree canopy expert to speak at Wilson College commencement

Photo by Carlton Ward Jr.

From The Sentinel Cumberlink:
CHAMBERSBURG — Meg Lowman, a pioneer of the science of tree canopy ecology, will be the guest speaker at the 144th annual Wilson College commencement ceremony at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 18.
Lowman has championed forest conservation around the world. She has designed hot air […]

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Dr. Margaret D. Lowman named Distinguished Explorer Award recipient for 2014

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Originally from Roy Chapman Andrews Society:

Distinguished Explorer Award Winner Announced
Dr. Margaret D. Lowman, nicknamed the “real-life Lorax” by National Geographic and “Einstein of the treetops” by Wall Street Journal, pioneered the science of canopy ecology. The Chief of Science & Sustainability at the California Academy of Sciences, […]

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California Academy of Sciences partners with Khan Academy to launch new online course

California Academy of Sciences

Original press release from California Academy of Sciences:
Travel to a virtual archipelago and take an online hike across mysterious islands
to learn about the nature and future of life on our planet.
SAN FRANCISCO (January 28, 2014) — Science education is at the core of the California Academy of […]

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