Meet Forest Scientist Stephen Sillett. He has dedicated his life to studying the Redwood Forest canopy, 350 feet high into a separate world in the tops of the tallest and oldest trees on the planet.
Professor Sillett and his team ended up finding much more than they were expecting: an environment where fruit grows and where small animals never touch the ground, all with a humbling view. And now they’re on a quest to measure and learn more about these ancient giants.
Learn more about Professor Sillett’s conservation work in this Science on the Spot video from KQED in California:
Related videos: more forests and more Redwood Trees.
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