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2011-05-02 07:37:27

Certain research and education activities remain The 25-story construction crane used since 1995 to investigate such things as how Pacific Northwest forests absorb carbon dioxide, obtain sufficient water and resist attacks by pests and diseases is being pruned back to just the tower. The Wind River Canopy Crane, located in a 500-year-old forest near Stevenson in southwest Washington, has been operated cooperatively by the University of Washington, the Forest Service's Pacific Northwest...

2010-03-27 11:20:00

The National Science Board (NSB) is pleased to announce the two recipients of its 2010 NSB Public Service Award:  scientist Nalini M. Nadkarni, and the education network called Expanding Your Horizons (EYH). "We are pleased to recognize Nalini for her outstanding and truly unique achievements in bringing her research to the public," said Steven Beering, NSB Chairman. "Not only has she been a leader in the forest canopy research field, but she has actively engaged in forging connections...

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2009-04-13 16:32:05

Excursion to a rainforest canopy creates a communication bridge between scientists and policy-makers Most of the time, scientists keep to their world and policy-makers keep to theirs--and never the twain shall meet. The distance between scientists and policy-makers rarely even narrows when they share a mutual interest in science-based policy issues. The great divide A case in point: some state governments in the Pacific Northwest have changed the length of the mandatory waiting period between...


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