Conserving our planet's botanical resources and ecosystems

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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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ACTS Canopy Walkway and Bioluminescence photos by Dante Fenolio

Danté Fenolio was part of the science team for the latest expedition to the canopy walkway in the Amazon with the New College students. He has two recent blog posts that contain some great images taken during the trip.  His blog posts are here:

The ACTS Canopy Walkway
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Photos from June-July 2008 Amazon Trip

Photos from the Amazon Rainforest Workshop led by Meg Lowman on June 24 – July 2, 2008 are available here.

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Women at the top (of the canopy)

New College research interns for TREE Foundation studying herbivory and Ethnobotany in the canopies of the Peruvian Amazon. The Wings World Quest exploration society bestowed an expedition flag upon the team of students, to be hung at 125 feet in the canopy of this emergent tree, Cedralinga

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Distinguished Guests in the Treetops

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TREE Foundation intern Ricardo Rengifo visits Sarasota

TREE intern, Ricardo Rengifo, visited Sarasota, Florida as part of his canopy ecology and environmental education internship. Ricardo spoke at local elementary schools, explaining the importance of rain forest conservation. He also starred at the regional Earth Day festival, giving demonstrations with his

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Construction of the Tree Canopy Walkway at Myakka River State Park in Sarasota, Florida

Construction on the Myakka Canopy Walkway began on February 7th, 2000 at the Myakka River State Park in Sarasota, Florida. The structure was completed and dedicated in June 2000. Donations and grants from the Venice Foundation, Bank of America, The Selby Foundation, The Julius Brandenburg Foundation and

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