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ANNOUNCEMENTS

This Holiday Season Give an Inscription Atop Myakka State Park’s Canopy Walkway

Myakka Canopy Walkway
Myakka Walkway "Name a Plank" Donation Check out this special and unique gift idea for the holiday season! Give a gift of adding a custom inscription to a plank or column on the Myakka Canopy Walkway. The donation funds are then used to fund research and educationRead more

JASON LIVE EVENT: BioBlitz at Penang Hill, Malaysia – Oct. 16-27, 2017

Dr. Meg Lowman and JASON Argonauts will bring you live events, real time Q&A, photos, videos and more direct from the rainforest of Malaysia. Here are a few ways you can follow the action.

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Last Chance to Join an Amazon Expedition to the World’s Longest Canopy Walkway

The Amazon expedition to the world’s longest canopy walkway starts on July 24th! The team of citizen scientists will work with DC Randle and CanopyMeg to make new discoveries in the rain forest treetops of Amazonian Peru. It isn’t too late to reserve a spot for this

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Join Meg Lowman In The Exciting Malaysia Rainforest Expedition!

You Too Can Be A Part Of This Wild and Fascinating Virtual Experience! “I hope you tune in! Come October, Jason learning will be live in Malaysia. Come and climb a tree, see some monkeys, discover some new species, learn how scientists explore tropical rainforests and maybe

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Saving Elephants

Here is a short synopsis about the new documentary titled, “Elephants in the Coffee,” produced by Thomas Grant & D.K. Bhaskar: The 58-min documentary compelling documentary titled “Elephants in the Coffee”, speaks on the relationship of elephants and humans in the wilderness, in the agricultural lands of

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New Conservation Project in Malaysia

Dr. Meg Lowman is heading up a biodiversity survey in Penang, Malaysia with approximately 45 local and international scientists. Their mission is to tally the species living on Penang Hill, beloved by the citizens of Georgetown and within a 15 minute drive of approximately 2 million people.

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Wild Lives: Leading Conservationists on the Animals and the Planet They Love

Dr. Meg Lowman is one of twenty conservation experts featured in a new book by Lori Robinson and Janie Chodosh. Just in time for Earth Day, Wild Lives: Leading Conservationists on the Animals and the Planet They Love is now available on Amazon and in bookstores nationwide.

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PhD position – Tropical Ecology and Conservation – University of Florida

Below is an announcement by Brett Scheffers regarding a PhD position available in his lab. The student will study tropical ecology and conservation with an emphasis on animals living in the canopy of rainforests. There is flexibility in field locations but options include Madagascar, Brazil, Colombia, Costa

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Live broadcast of Forum with Michael Krasny at California Academy of Sciences

UPDATE: You can listen to the interview with Dr. Lowman here. — Join KQED at the California Academy of Sciences for a live broadcast of Forum with Michael Krasny. Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM (PST) San Francisco, CA Guests (subject to change):

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Berea College welcomes Dr. Lowman

From Bereaonline.com: “Berea College welcomes the public and campus community to a convocation featuring Dr. Margaret Lowman, Director of Global Initiatives, and Lindsay Chair of Botany at the California Academy of Sciences, as she discusses the connection of canopy exploration and forest conservation.” The Convocation with Dr.

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