Conservation of our planet’s botanical resources and ecosystems

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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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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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Photos from Ethiopia by Lydia Ball

Lyndia Ball captured these stunning images while with Dr. Lowman in Ethiopia working to save the church forests.
CanopyMeg and TREE Foundation are working to conserve the Church Forests of Ethiopia. Find out more and how you can help.

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Dr. Lowman lecture at Jimma University in Jimma, Ethiopia

Meg Lowman lecture in Ethiopia

“CanopyMeg” Lowman lectured at Jimma University in Jimma, Ethiopia during early October, and is pictured here in dialogue with the science faculty discussing possible collaborative efforts between USA and Ethiopia. Issues of overlap include ecotourism, forest conservation, women in science, student exchanges, and use of virtual technologies

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Guide Trainings in the Peruvian Amazon Hosted by TREE Foundation

DC Randle and naturalist guide Basilio Sahuarico

TREE Foundation teacher intern DC Randle offered Wildlife Conservation and Management trainings to the naturalists guides of Explorama Tours July 1 – 3, 2012 at Ceiba Tops Resort near Iquitos, Peru. The trainings were sponsored by the TREE Foundation and scheduled prior to the NC Museum

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Students Experience Elephant Workshop at Conservation Program in India

The NATURE RESEARCH CENTER in Raleigh, North Carolina, has the capability to connect to all 1.5 million K-12 students in the state, as well as to students around the world. For its Opening, the NRC conducted 2 global town halls, courtesy of Time Warner Cable. During these

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Gary Braasch’s Photo Gallery of the NRC Opening

Below is a message from Gary Braasch and photo gallery from the grand opening of the Nature Research Center and The Daily Planet at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, April 20-21, 2012, Raleigh NC:

I want to bring in this great example of informal science and

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Ecosystem services presented to 700+ religious leaders in Ethiopia

TREE Foundation has generated countrywide inspiration by priests to conserve their church forests. Our team presented information in ecosystem services at this meeting of 700+ religious leaders in Ethiopia. A WIN for the trees!

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Tree climbing class group photo

May 2011 – Tree climbing class from NC Museum of Natural Sciences and NC State University biology department under a giant willow oak after the first climb!

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Canopy Ecology with CanopyMeg selected as one of the 10 coolest college classes

Popular Science Magazine is doing an article on the 10 coolest college classes in the country. One of their selections was Canopy Ecology with CanopyMeg. Canopy ecology has been taught at New College (FL) for 7 years, but will be taught at North Carolina State University (NC)

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