Scientist, Author, Educator, Tree Canopy Biologist


CanopyMeg talks about trees in honor of Earth Week

Audio of Dr. Lowman’s talk “The Money Tree – Are Forests Really Worth Saving?” sponsored by the The Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast and TREE Foundation:

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CanopyMeg interviewed by KQED in San Francisco, CA on International Women’s Day

Dr. Meg Lowman talks about her “Life in the Treetops” and Women in Science during an interview on KQED Radio’s Forum.

Meg Lowman has spent her life climbing trees. Wearing a helmet and harness, Meg will often scale 200 feet above the ground, exploring the canopies of trees

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‘Canopy’ Meg and the science of tree tops

Dr. Meg Lowman was recently in New Zealand looking at their trees and addressing the importance of forest conservation. Below is an article featuring Dr. Lowman followed by the interview with Wallace Chapman.
Article from radionz:
Dr Meg Lowman is the world’s first ‘arbonaut’ an expert in the field of

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CanopyMeg on Ode to Evolution Podcast

Dr. Meg Lowman is one of the scientists that appears on the first episode of the new “Ode to Evolution” podcast. This podcast “blends art, storytelling, and science to bring you tales of evolutionary research happening right now – in a format that is accessible to all

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An interview with the ‘real-life Lorax’ on the Freshwater Talk Podcast

Nicknamed the “real-life Lorax” by National Geographic and “Einstein of the treetops” by Wall Street Journal, Dr. Meg Lowman joins this episode of the Freshwater Talk podcast to talk about her experience as an arbornaut, scientist, and trailblazer.

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WUSF’s Florida Matters: Highlights from “Enchanted Earth: An Evening with Syliva Earle and Meg Lowman”

Enchanted Earth highlights

The Tampa Theatre recently hosted “Enchanted Earth: An Evening with Syliva Earle and Meg Lowman.” The conversation with two of America’s most beloved explorers and conservationists was moderated by was moderated by WUSF’s Susan Giles Wantuck.
This week on Florida Matters (Tuesday, May 12 at 6:30 p.m. and

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WUSF’s Steve Newborn talks with Margaret “Canopy Meg” Lowman [AUDIO]

Tree queen: Meg Lowman is regarded as the mother of forest canopy research. Photo: Carlton Ward

WUSF’s Steve Newborn talks to Dr. Lowman about why canopies are a vital part of the earth’s ecology – and how women can succeed in science.
Margaret Lowman got her nickname of “Canopy Meg” at an early age, for her penchant for climbing trees. Pretty soon,

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Interview with NSF REU co-speaker, Rebecca Tripp

Below is an interview with Rebecca Tripp discussing how she became a canopy biologist from a wheelchair. She talks about the summer research program she participated in with the REU Canopy Explorers.
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Show run time is 35 minutes.

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Canopy Meg on WUNC 91.5 North Carolina Public Radio

On WUNC 91.5 The State of Things radio show, host Frank Stasio talks to Meg Lowman about her life in the treetops and her work at the Nature Research Center. You can listen to (or download) the full program here:

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Canopy Meg wants you to care about the rainforest [AUDIO]

Samantha Larson talks with “Canopy Meg” about her tree-climbing exploits, the power of Google Earth, and the importance of spirituality in rainforest conservation.
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Audio of the podcast is also available on Generation Anthropocene, where you can find other great science podcasts.

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