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Eleanor Jackson standing by the sea.

Spotlight Series: Eleanor Jackson & the Plant Enemies of Two Forests

Eleanor Jackson is a PhD student at the University of Reading currently working with data from Barro Colorado Island & and Wytham Woods FDPs.

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May 12, 2022
Bluebells carpet the forest floor.

ForestGEO Welcomes 74th Plot to the Network: Trelease Woods, Illinois, USA

Trelease Woods is a 24-ha fragment of old growth forest three miles north-east of the University of Illinois campus.

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May 4, 2022
Aguilar brothers in the forest.

Un asunto de familia: los hermanos Aguilar y el recenso del FDP de Panamá en BCI

Salomón, Luis y Guillermo han contribuido a ForestGEO durante muchos años.  |  Post in both English & Spanish.

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April 22, 2022
Kang Min measuring a large Intsia palembanica.

Spotlight Series: Kang Min Ngo & the Serendipity that Stuck

Kang Min Ngo has been a part of the Bukit Timah, Singapore research team since the 2008 census.  The Bukit Timah FDP includes a 2-ha plot of primary forest that is completely encircled by urban infrastructure.

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April 8, 2022
KC Cushman in front a tall tropical tree with large buttresses.

Spotlight Series: KC Cushman & the Quest to Measure Big Trees

KC has done fieldwork at six ForestGEO plots & was formerly a fellow with the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute & Next Generation Ecosystem Experiments-Tropics in the lab of ForestGEO Staff Scientist Helene Muller-Landau.

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March 8, 2022
In the middle, an orange banner that reads “International Day of Women & Girls in Science, February 11, 2022.”  Above, portraits

ForestGEO Celebrates International Women & Girls in Science Day 2022

Hear from 5  women in STEM across the ForestGEO network (representing Zofin, Ngel Nyaki, Amacayacu, & Rabi FDPs)  regarding their love of science, their research focus, & the moment when they first identified as a scientist.

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February 11, 2022
Jean-Remy Makana standing in front of a large tree.

Spotlight Series: Jean-Remy Makana & the Four Plots of the Ituri Forest

Jean-Remy Makana has been involved with the Ituri, Democratic Republic of the Congo FDP since 1993 and presently serves as a PI of the Plot.  His love of teaching forest ecology belies his commitment to protect both forests and local livelihoods.

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February 9, 2022
Cao Min

Spotlight Series: Cao Min & the Gradients of Yunnan Province

Cao Min is PI of two ForestGEO plots in China: Xishuangbanna and Ailaoshan.  He decided to start his first long-term monitoring plot after visiting Pasoh, Malaysia FDP.

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January 10, 2022
A group of people huddle around a tree.

ForestGEO Team Collaborates with Emberá Community at BCI

Members of the Emberá community (Darién, Panama) and the Neotropical Lab (McGill University, Canada) traveled to Barro Colorado Island to receive training in field methods from the ForestGEO Panama Team.

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January 4, 2022
Helene Muller Landau in forest.

Helene Muller-Landau Receives Secretary’s Research Prize

She received the Secretary’s Research Prize, a Smithsonian award in recognition of excellence in research, for her chapter on lianas and vines.

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December 13, 2021
Beto Vicentini with large leaves.

Spotlight Series: Alberto Vicentini & the Abundance of Species at Manaus, Brazil FDP

Beto is constantly observing the plants around him - and Manaus has an abundance of species to observe!

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December 3, 2021
screenshot of ForestGEO Arthropod Database

Announcing the Launch of ForestGEO’s Arthropod Database

This database will be a significant resource for anyone interested in the biodiversity of forest arthropods.

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November 18, 2021
Emma Scott

ForestGEO Welcomes Emma Scott, Data Intern

In the span of 3 Qs&As, Emma shares about previous experience with ForestGEO data, the process of listening, & a love of large farm animals.

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November 5, 2021
Amanda Uowolo

Spotlight Series: Amanda Uowolo & the Ultimate Metric of Accomplishment

Amanda is a co-PI of the Ngardok, Palau FDP, where she's demonstrated a deep commitment to capacity building & community engagement.

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November 3, 2021
Screenshot of Stuart Davies, Peter Ashton, and Steve Hubbell on Zoom.

Peter Ashton and Steven Hubbell Explore ForestGEO Organizational History, Future Directions

A special installment of the ForestGEO Seminar Series was an opportunity to explore organizational history, future directions.

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October 26, 2021
Group photo on a TreeTop canopy walk.

Spotlight Series: Elsa Ordway and the Creativity of Science

Elsa talks dipterocarps, mental, health, & rock climbing in the Sierra (among other topics).

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September 8, 2021

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