Conserving our planet's botanical resources and ecosystems


Tour Showcases Red Bug Slough to the Public

Herald Tribune Article by Kazuaki Nagata
New College of Florida students and Sarasota County residents got to explore Red Bug Slough on Sept. 2 as part of a special guided tour hosted by the college.

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Adina Paytan

Adina Paytan Drinking with a Lobster!
Biography The major focus of Dr. Paytan’s research is understanding marine biogeochemical cycles in the present and the past. Dr. Paytan was born and raised in Israel and after a mandatory military service of two years went traveling to India and Nepal

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Want To Learn More About Red Tide And Marine Pollution Research?

TREE Foundation and New College Environmental Studies Program are sponsoring two community lectures:
Co-sponsored by Dynamite Plant Food
1. September 21st at 5 PM
Chae Auditorium, Natural Sciences Building, New College Campus
A case study on coastal pollution in California
“All the Waters (and Everything in it) Run into the Sea”
Lecture Given

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2006 Lowell Thomas Awards Dinner: Save The Date – October 18

Request the honor of your company at the 2006 Lowell Thomas Awards Dinner DISCOVERIES IN THE TREETOPS
Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Cipriani Wall Street, New York City
The Lowell Thomas Dinner awards are presented by Rolex and the

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The Second Meg Lowman Treetop Camp

The Elmira Star-Gazette takes a look at the second Meg Lowman Treetop Camp at Tanglewood Nature Center:
A close look at nature was a way 12 girls could appreciate the opportunities around them as they attended the second Meg Lowman Treetop Camp at Tanglewood Nature Center and Museum

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TREE Announces Two Interns in Tropical Ecology

TREE Foundation is happy to announce the selection of two interns in tropical ecology for spring 2006. Jose Guillermo Sanchez from Panama will be in residence in Sarasota, Florida and New College, training in entomological methods and also presenting talks on the natural history of Panama to

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Special Community Lecture by Gary Braasch on February 16, 2006

On February 16, a special community lecture will be held featuring a world-renowned photographer and expert on climate change. Gary Braasch has made a life-time work of tracking climate change through photographs, with 30-year time frames of places like Mt. Kilamanjaro, the Arctic circle and glaciers in

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TREE announces first education intern for 2006

Eduardo Montoya poses with a poster of his favorite architect, Ricardo Legoretto, in Mexico City, Mexico
Eduardo Courrobas Montoya from Cuernavaca, Mexico has received a scholarship to visit the United States during 2006 as an educational intern with TREE. Thanks to some generous donations from a local Elderhostel

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Bromeliad Monitoring for 2004-2005

Pine View Weevil Watchers: Class of 2004-2005
The Pine View Weevil Watchers continue a scientific field study at Myakka River State Park that began in January 2001.
Data Sheets:

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New College Professor Receives National Science Foundation Grant

Dr. Margaret D. Lowman – “Canopy Meg” — Awarded $75,000 to Create Forest Canopy Exhibit
Sarasota, FL / 31 August, 2005 – Dr. Margaret D. Lowman, Director of Environmental Initiatives and Professor of Biology & Environmental Studies at the New College of Florida, was recently awarded a $75,000

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