Conservation of our planet’s botanical resources and ecosystems

TREE CANOPY METHODS

Williams College canopy walkway

Here are some views of our Williams College canopy walkway in Hopkins Forest, Massachusetts. It’s the first canopy walkway in North America and was built in 1992.

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How Indian ecologists are finding unknown treasures hidden in the canopies of trees

Walking into a forest is probably one of the most immersive ecological experiences. It isn’t like walking into any other landscape like a mountain or a desert, both of which introduce their marvels at a deliberate pace. When you step into a forest, it is almost as if the edge zips shut behind you. The trees sieve the bright sunlight into twinkling stars, the soggy ground softens your step and the foliage pushes against the world outside.

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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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Alternative Practicum Canopy Climb

Draft Porposal for Alternative Practicum Canopy Climb

Click on the image below to access a Prezi presentation tour by Ian Lawford of his draft proposal for alternative practicum canopy climb:
 

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Tree Climbing Training for Researchers

Tree Climbing Planet

Tree Climbing Planet Overview
Tree Climbing Planet offers a variety of courses and adventures focusing on technical tree climbing techniques to explore our planet’s rooftop. Our distinctive courses provide participants with in-depth, hands-on learning skills that deliver the confidence needed to go out and climb wild trees on

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