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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

“Citizen Science for Tree Climbers” at Tree Climbers Rendezvous in Atlanta, GA (October 9-14, 2013)


“Citizen Science for Tree Climbers” a scientific symposium at the Tree Climbers Rendezvous in Atlanta, GA (October 9-14, 2013)
If you love trees, there’s something here for you! Recreational and professional tree climbers, arborists, foresters, canopy researchers, students:

Come climb with us in big, tall trees.
Learn to be a

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Dr. Lowman speaking at Earth Day Celebration at Southeastern Community College on April 10

“It’s All About the Trees” is the theme of Earth Day Celebration at Southeastern Community College on Wednesday, April 10, from 8:15 a.m. until 1:45 p.m.
Fourth grade students from throughout Columbus County will attend the event as a field trip, and interested individuals of all ages

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Dr. Lowman to be Key Speaker at Wildlife Conservation Awareness Day in Persada, Johor Bahru, Malaysia

On April 2nd, 2013, Dr. Margaret Lowman will be speaking at the International Convenstion Center in Johor Bahru, Malaysia for Wildlife Conservation Awareness Day – “Save Wildlife, Save Lives”.
Program (PDF)

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New textbook “Methods in Forest Canopy Research”

Everyone is buying it!!
The new textbook in the Christmas stocking of Dean Jeff Braden, NSCU, and his wife Jill!

Find out more and order your copy of “Methods in Forest Canopy Research”!

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In the Canopy with Wheelchairs and Tardigrades

National Science Foundation Research Opportunity
3D Invertebrate Herbivory and Biodiversity in Deciduous North American Forest Canopies: Inspiring Students with Physical Disabilities to Pursue Field Biology
June 1 – August 11, 2013 | Baker University, Baldwin City, Kan.
More info | Apply Now

Want A Different Research Experience?
Want new skills, new challenges,

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E.O. Wilson’s Global Town Hall at the Nature Research Center on December 13

E.O. Wilson’s Global Town Hall
A discussion with one of the greatest scientists of our time

WHO: Edward O. Wilson: world-renowned Harvard biologist, mentor of generations of scientists, champion of environmental conservation, and
YOU: students, educators, scientists, conservationists, photographers, storytellers, and engaged inhabitants of planet earth.
WHAT: Join E.O. Wilson as

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CanopyMeg Comments for a Questionaire from EO Wilson Foundation

“Biodiversity is the COOL stuff that inspires a sense of wonder in anyone who looks closely. Saving biodiversity requires creativity, observation, and a lot of perspiration!” [Meg Lowman - Tropical Treetop Explorer, Director Nature Research Center]
As a child I built tree forts and fell in love

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New book: Methods in Forest Canopy Research

Methods in Forest Canopy Research by Margaret D. Lowman, Timothy D. Schowalter, and Jerry F. Franklin is now available for purchase!
Order Online at and for a 20% discount use source code 12M0402
(Discount only available on books shipped to North America, South America, Australia, and New Zealand.)

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