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Hangout with Canopy Researcher Margaret Lowman

In a Google Science Fair Hangout On Air conversation with editor-in-chief of Scientific American, Mariette DiChristina, Dr. Lowman discusses how she became fascinated with what is happening at the tops of trees, what kinds of studies she has done on her treetop walkways, and more.

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Science student Alex Young and his favorite textbook: Methods in Forest Canopy Research

Science student Alex Young and his favorite textbook: Methods in Forest Canopy Research

Science student Alex Young wrote in to say how he enjoyed Water bear weekend at the California Academy of Sciences and shared this photo of him with his favorite textbook: Methods in Forest Canopy Research. Thanks Alex!

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CanopyMeg appearing on NATGEO’s Going Deep with David Rees on Monday, August 18th

canopymeg on national geographic going deep with david rees

Check out this new clip from CanopyMeg’s appearance on Going Deep with David Rees:

In the beautiful Muir Woods forest, rockstar arborist “Canopy” Meg teaches “TV Dave” how to use a scientific device called a “pooter” and other amazing things she knows about trees.
Dr. Meg Lowman will be

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Photos from public tree-climbing weekend at The California Academy of Sciences

OUT ON A LIMB – August 2-4. The California Academy of Sciences hosted a public tree-climbing weekend. Over 200 families and visitors become honorary “arbornauts” in this beautiful Monterey Cypress that grows adjacent to the Academy’s LEED Platinum building.

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Preview of CanopyMeg’s appearance on Going Deep with David Rees

Preview of CanopyMeg's appearance on Going Deep with David Rees

Dr. Meg Lowman will be appearing on the August 18th episode of Going Deep with David Rees on The National Geographic Channel. The topic of this episode is “How to Climb a Tree”. Check out the preview here: http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/going-deep-with-david-rees/videos/fake-talk-show/

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Untamed Science provides a visual tour of CanopyMeg’s Amazon field research

Untamed Science video of CanopyMeg’s Amazon field research

Join Untamed Science for their visual tour of CanopyMeg‘s Amazon field research. The video team joined her July 2014 citizen science research expedition, so watch for a series of videos to be posted! Enjoy!
This summer marked the 20th year of CanopyMeg’s long term research at this site

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New canopy walkway in Taiwan features a motorized ascent

The new canopy walkway in Shei-Pa National Park in Taiwan features a motorized ascent. WOW — a very elegant and easy ascent for all the VIP guests who came to celebrate this great canopy research site on the Pacific Rim!
Both fun and also a great canopy with

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Interview with NSF REU co-speaker, Rebecca Tripp

Below is an interview with Rebecca Tripp discussing how she became a canopy biologist from a wheelchair. She talks about the summer research program she participated in with the REU Canopy Explorers.
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Show run time is 35 minutes.

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Tardigradia – The Wild Little World

Incredible animated video featuring a tardigrade:

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Photos from Go Conscious Earth project

Some photos sent from Kinshasa who is working to preserve the rainforest in the Lac Tumba region of the Congo via the Go Conscious Earth project:

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