Scientist, Author, Educator, Tree Canopy Biologist

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Dr. Lowman lecture at Jimma University in Jimma, Ethiopia

“CanopyMeg” Lowman lectured at Jimma University in Jimma, Ethiopia during early October, and is pictured here in dialogue with the science faculty discussing possible collaborative efforts between USA and Ethiopia. Issues of overlap include ecotourism, forest conservation, women in science, student exchanges, and use of virtual technologies

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Four-year-old future scientist

Sara Martin observing her pet Brunneria borealis

Future Scientist Sara Martin preparing her skills to join Canopy Meg in the Amazon forest canopy someday!

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Summary of Summer 2012 NRC Citizen Science expedition to the Amazon

The NRC Citizen Science expedition to the Amazon Rain Forest took place during the summer of 2012. Below you will find a list of the wonderfully detailed posts from the trip on Lowman’s Leaf Lovers Club blog:
We are getting ready for our first NRC Citizen Science trip

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Russ Creech’s Photo Gallery of the NRC Opening

Below is a slideshow photo gallery of some of the photos taken by Russ Creech at the grand opening of the Nature Research Center at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.

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Gary Braasch’s Photo Gallery of the NRC Opening

Below is a message from Gary Braasch and photo gallery from the grand opening of the Nature Research Center and The Daily Planet at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, April 20-21, 2012, Raleigh NC:

I want to bring in this great example of informal science and

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Clothing the Daily Planet with Continents

Clothing the Daily Planet with Continents at the Nature Research Center. Great photos by friend, Pam Hopkins:

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Ethiopia photos by Phil Harpootlian

Below are some photos taken by Phil Harpootlian when he accompanied Dr. Lowman on an expedition to Ethiopia in January of 2012.

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Ecosystem services presented to 700+ religious leaders in Ethiopia

TREE Foundation has generated countrywide inspiration by priests to conserve their church forests. Our team presented information in ecosystem services at this meeting of 700+ religious leaders in Ethiopia. A WIN for the trees!

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Ethiopia Expedition 2012 – Update #5

A critical element of our “conservation of Ethiopian church forests” project, Alemayehu and I hosted a worksohp for priests. TREE Foundation “funded” the per diem for each priest to attend. For 2 days of travel to the workshop, one day in attendance, 2 days returning, and all

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Ethiopia Expedition 2012 – Update #4

Our biodiversity team just attended a workshop of the Coptic (Christian Orthodox) priest leadership in Debra Tabor, Ethiopia — chaired by my local colleague, Dr. Alemayehu Wassie Eshete, and myself. I presented a visual lecture (with a very challenging electricity situation where we actually taped the wires

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