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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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In the Canopy with Water Bears and Wheelchairs 2014

Ascending into the canopy, with Snousha Glaude.

NSF: REU
In the Canopy with Water Bears and Wheelchairs
June 1 – August 9, 2014
with W.R. Miller, M. D. Lowman and E. McCord, PIs.
Want A Different Research Experience?
Want new skills, new challenges, a bit of adventure, and an opportunity to publish your research?
NSF: REU: Research Opportunity
This is a three-dimensional […]

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California Academy of Sciences Selects Dr. Meg Lowman as Inaugural Chief of Science and Sustainability

Photo by Carlton Ward Jr.

(Originally posted on calacademy.org on 11/18/2013:)
SAN FRANCISCO (November 18, 2013) –  The California Academy of Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Meg Lowman will join the institution on January 6, 2014 as its inaugural Chief of Science and Sustainability. In this role, Lowman will be responsible for […]

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Lowman to study coffee forests in Ethiopia as Fulbright Specialist

Meg and the Wall around the forest of Zhara

Dr. Margaret D. Lowman, research professor in the College of Sciences at North Carolina State University and senior scientist at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, will teach and study coffee forests in Ethiopia this winter as part of the Fulbright Senior Specialist Scholar Program. Lowman […]

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Amazon Rainforest Workshop – Summer 2014

Another exciting NC Museum Citizen Science Expedition to the Amazon is planned for July 11-20, 2014. Join group leader Canopy Meg as you venture to the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest. This expedition is designed for adventurous people, like you, who are eager to explore their world. Each workshop [...]Read more
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