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Jason Project — Memory Lane!

During the 1990s, the Jason Project reached millions of middle-school kids with virtual expeditions around the world. This innovative program utilized satellite technology and miles of cables to connect me from the rain forest canopy to the “production studio” in the jungle. Despite the enormous technical details

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5th graders learn about forests during Skype session with CanopyMeg and begin own projects to help the environment

Amelia Walsh, fifth-grade teacher at School Lane Charter School, writes the following about her students’ projects that focused on ways to improve the environment. Amelia and her students were inspired during a Skype session with CanopyMeg while learning the value of forests.
Over the past trimester, the 5th graders

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Meg Lowman at Sarasota March for Science

Dr. Meg Lowman was the first speaker at the Sarasota March for Science. Here is some video and photos from the event:

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New Conservation Project in Malaysia

Dr. CanopyMeg Lowman is heading up a biodiversity survey in Penang, Malaysia with approximately 45 local and international scientists. Their mission is to tally the species living on Penang Hill, beloved by the citizens of Georgetown and within a 15 minute drive of approximately 2 million people.

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JASON STEM Role Model Q&A with Meg Lowman

“Dr. ‘Canopy’ Meg Lowman is a Conservation Biologist at the California Academy of Sciences. She has been called the Mother of Canopy Research, and has spent her career exploring the biodiversity of the forest canopy and conserving the forests. She also designs and advises on canopy walks

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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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Watch how this Solo drone is used during a tree climbing expedition in Madagascar

The Cornell Tree Climbing Institute took Solo on an expedition to Madagascar, where they use it as a tool to plan safer and accurate climbing routes, scout trees in thick forests and help officials survey otherwise inaccessible areas in a national park. Bottom line: propellers > machetes.

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Women in Science Summit 2016 Recap [VIDEO]

Check out this video from the 28 January 2016 Women in Science Summit (co-hosted by CanopyMeg Lowman) at the California Academy of Sciences, that inspired thousands of young professionals, both men and women!

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Nature RX

Set in the world of a spoofed prescription drug commercial, Nature Rx is all about inspiring folks to explore and rediscover their love of the outdoors.

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Interview with CanopyMeg on DNews about Tardigrades

From DNews, Dr. “CanopyMeg” Lowman talks about the amazing creatures known as Tardigrades. These “water bears” can survive in extreme weather, breed in space, and it was recently discovered that they contain foreign DNA.

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