Shadow Forests

This section will be regularly edited and expanded as we continue to work on connecting ancient forests and deep time, to our current climate and the on-going history of trees.

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Svalbard Fossil field, Arctic Circle Residency
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Svalbard leaf fossil 40-60 million years old
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Angela & Beth sailing in the Artic Circle

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Drs. Bill Stein and Lisa Amati at NY State Museum
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Beth making wax rubbings at Gilboa Museum
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Jeff Palmucci making 3-D models of fossils
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Scanning Fossils from Svalbard
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Online weekly meetings with Dr. Chris Berry learning about the first forests
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Dr. Bill Stein at NY State Museum
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Archives at NY State Museum
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Remains of the ancient glacial forest the Gearagh in Ireland

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Angela's sketch of forest remains, the Gearagh at low water 

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Angela experimenting with handmade eco paper and bog water on a field trip in the Gearagh

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Beth discussing the first forests and Devonian ecology with Drs. Bill Stein and Dr. Charles Ver Straeten at NY State Museum
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Angela's painting study of Devonian Forest

Beth and Dr. Sean Mackay at the oldest forest ever identified

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Remains of the ancient glacial forest the Gearagh in Ireland

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Experiments with handmade paper, bog water and pigments made from plants

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More experiments with bog water and earthen pigments - book pages made from recycled coffee cups

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Angela etching at studio in Ireland

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Beth working on Dreaming of Trees digital story

Angela's drawing study of the first trees - Cladoxylopsids