Conserving our planet's botanical resources and ecosystems


Meg Lowman nominated for the Lowell Thomas Award

Each year The Explorers Club and Rolex USA host the Lowell Thomas Awards to honor extraordinary individuals who have made unique contributions to a particular field of exploration. This year, our focus is forest canopies and their rich biodiversity, which is essential to our existence.
Our Master of

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Student Applicants Sought For $1.25 Million In Sustainability Grants

Sent by the the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency · 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW · Washington DC 20460 · 202-564-4355
Contact: Suzanne Ackerman, (202) 564-4355 /
Everyone has a role in protecting our environment, including members of Generation Y. EPA is tapping into their innovation and creativity in finding

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Dusk Nature Walk

Sarasota County Communidons ( 941.861 .SO00 1 N 19 Media Contact: Sarasota County Natural Resources, (941 ) 861 -6230
Enjoy a dusk nature walk of the Florida forest canopy. What’s happening? A nature walk led by Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies Dr. Margaret Lowman

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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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