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. […]Read more →
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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/Read more →
Delegates for the Canopy Symposium in Taipei, Taiwan, to launch the official emergence of this discipline in this Pacific Rim country!Read more →
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]