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David Katz Climbing 3

Old Growth Ascents: Take 3 The Sunday-Climbing-Team was in full-force today. Professional arborist Brendan Kelly joined Morgan Thompson, Eric Tartter and David Katz for a fun day in the canopy. We all cruised into the old-growth forest near Trumansburg, NY in search for good laughs, good scenery,

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David Katz Climbing 2

Venturing into the High Frontier: Part 2 Last week’s adventures into the Big Boys with Eric Tartter and Morgan Thompson inspired a Sunday tradition of climbing into the canopy of Smith Woods. This small parcel of Old-growth forest near Trumansburg, NY has numerous giant trees (Tulip Poplar,

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David Katz Climbing 1

Smith Woods Old Growth Forest First Ascent! What a team: Thompson, Tartter, Katz, and a burly ol’ Tulip Poplar! We climbed to ~ 110′ and had to use to ropes to rappel down. Lichens like I’ve never seen in the N.E. canopy, and great views: above the

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Cornell Outdoor Education

Whether you are a rain forest canopy researcher, an arborist, or just a kid at heart, everyone loves to climb trees. Recall the excitement and sense of adventure when you first crawled into the branches to look inside a bird’s nest. Then you swung from limb to

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TREE Foundation Booth at Sarasota Reading Festival

Come see the TREE Foundation at the Sarasota Reading Festival! Saturday November 4th, 2006 Five Points Park Sarasota Florida 9:30 am to 4:30 pm Free Admission Info on Sarasota Reading Festival

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Amazon Rainforest Workshop lead by Dr. Meg Lowman in June, 2007

AMAZON RAINFOREST WORKSHOP DEPARTURE DATE: JUNE 25, 2007 Group Leader – DR. MEG LOWMAN Unique, active, and fun! This expedition is an eye-opening introduction to the environmental and cultural aspects of the Amazon Rainforest and river system. The program is a Third World experience that is safe,

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A Case Study of a Mom-Scientist: Canopy Meg

From ScienceCareers.org: The decision to mesh motherhood with a nascent career as an environmental biologist wasn’t one that Margaret Dalzwell Lowman (AKA Canopy Meg) had the luxury of choosing. Rather, it was a lifestyle born out of necessity. Full Article

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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

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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 / ackerman.suzanne@epa.gov Everyone has a role in protecting our environment, including members of Generation Y. EPA is tapping into their innovation and creativity

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Dusk Nature Walk

Sarasota County Communidons scgov.net ( 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 and

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