Scientist, Author, Educator, Tree Canopy Biologist

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STUDENTS IN THE CANOPY – Rebecca Tripp

Rebecca Tripp is a student who studied with Dr. Meg Lowman’s National Science Foundation grant for undergraduate students, where mobility-limited students were trained to climb trees and sample micro-arthropods. Rebecca was part of a summer team who discovered 8 new species in the trees of Kansas, and

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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

The Joy of Unplugging: Turning Off Technology in the Amazon Jungle

“To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.”–Helen Keller
Twenty-eight citizen scientists from the California Academy of Sciences traveled to the Amazon jungle for eight days this summer. Their mission: to document their observations of the

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Amazon Rainforst Research Expedition ISP 2015

Video of New College (my former academic world) students in the Amazon, led by my successor in Ecology, awesome Professor Chris Frost!

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Epic Amazonian Arthropod Hunt – Finding Bugs in Peruvian Homes

Watch Canopymeg’s staff colleague at the California Academy of Sciences with her global quest to study arthropods in our homes! Video by Untamed Science!

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Rebecca’s Amazon Adventure

As our plane began its descent toward Iquitos, Peru, I knew I was in for the adventure of a lifetime. I had been anxiously awaiting this trip – my very first international flight – for the past several months, but nothing could prepare me for what I

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10 Things to Do in the AMAZON!

Untamed Science presents a video of the Top 10 Things to Do in the Amazon. Filmed on a recent trip to the Peruvian Amazon with Dr. “CanopyMeg” Lowman.

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Into The Amazon: What To Do When Attacked By A Poo Bat

Read part three of Laurel C. Allen’s story about her “Amazon adventure” and her search for science. In part three Laurel takes a swim, finds dozens of venomous spiders, and encounters ayahuasca. The article is number three of a four-part series published in Indefinitely Wild.
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Into The Amazon: Boats, Breakfast And Blowguns

Read part two of Laurel C. Allen’s story about her “Amazon adventure” and her search for science. In part two Laurel wakes up to a boat ride, meets a baby sloth and learns to shoot a blowgun. The article is number two of a four-part series published

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Into the Amazon: ​Sharpening Blowgun Darts On Piranha Teeth

Laurel C. Allen tells the story of her “Amazon adventure” and her search for science. The trip was led by Dr. Meg Lowman. It was Dr. Lowman’s thirty-first trip to the Amazon. The article is number one of a four-part series published in Indefinitely Wild.
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