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Canopy Meg Moving to Greener Pastures

You may know I’ve been paying some attention to the restructuring at the North Carolina Nature Research Center and how that has affected Dr. Meg Lowman, also known as Canopy Meg. So…Matt Shipman shared this story with me on my Facebook wall today: Top state museum scientist leaving Nature Research Center Go read the whole [...]

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Canopy Meg Happy In Her Job, Tra La La

Well folks, it appears all is well at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and the Nature Research Center (go here and here for the backstory). How could I have gotten it so very wrong? I’m so glad Drs. Koster and Lowman were kind enough to get back to me, one month after their [...]

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Canopy Meg: Fancy Title, But Does She Still Have Authority?

A quick update on the Nature Research Center “reassignment” of Dr. Meg Lowman, AKA Canopy Meg. Jonathan Pishney, NRC Museum Communications Director, wrote me this morning: Hello Kate, After reading your Scientific American blog post Why Has Canopy Meg Been Ousted? I thought I should offer you some updated information that was not available when [...]

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Why Has Canopy Meg Been Ousted?

Something smells fishy. A few weeks ago, the Raleigh News Observer reported that Dr. Margaret Lowman, known to many in the science communication field as Canopy Meg, was going to be “shifted” out of her position as Director of the Nature Research Center. Her new position as “ambassador” appears to carry no significant responsibilities, and [...]

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