Conservation of our planet’s botanical resources and ecosystems

Archive for November 2006

An Interview with Canopy Expert Dr. Meg Lowman

An interview with canopy expert Dr. Meg Lowman:
Canopy research is key to understanding rainforests
Interview

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TREE Foundation at Sarasota Reading Festival

On Saturday November 4, 2006 the TREE Foundation participated in the Sarasota Reading Festival and premiered the Out On A Limb Rainforest Exhibit.
The booth featured the 1-100 scale diorama of life and research in a rainforest, a section of canopy walkway, tardigrades, bug candy, rainforest adventure books,

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David Katz Climbing 8

Tree Training in Smith Woods 
Another great fall day in the hometown Smith Woods. Huge trees. I swear the trunks are actually ancient pre-internet-age monsters that ate up the early settlers, as they are FAT, perhaps housing hundreds of bodies..
We taught a two day tree-climbing training this weekend

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Author Richard Louv visits the treetop walkway built by TREE Foundation at Myakka River State Park

Louv was in Florida to talk at the Sarasota Reading Festival about his book, Last Child in the Woods (Algonquin Press). Richard also participated in a panel with the authors of Its a Jungle Up There (Meg Lowman, Eddie Burgess, and James Burgess) and renowned children’s author

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