Scientist, Author, Educator, Tree Canopy Biologist

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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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JASON STEM Role Model Q&A with Meg Lowman

“Dr. ‘Canopy’ Meg Lowman is a Conservation Biologist at the California Academy of Sciences. She has been called the Mother of Canopy Research, and has spent her career exploring the biodiversity of the forest canopy and conserving the forests. She also designs and advises on canopy walks

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STUDENTS IN THE CANOPY – Rebecca Tripp

Rebecca Tripp is a student who studied with Dr. Meg Lowman’s National Science Foundation grant for undergraduate students, where mobility-limited students were trained to climb trees and sample micro-arthropods. Rebecca was part of a summer team who discovered 8 new species in the trees of Kansas, and

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Meg Lowman Treetops Camp in July 2016

Tanglewood Nature Center in Elmira/Lowman NY hosted 16 middle school girls for the “Meg Lowman Treetops Camp in July 2016”. In partnership with Cornell University’s Tree Climbing Institute and CanopyMeg, the girls learned to access the canopy!

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Watch how this Solo drone is used during a tree climbing expedition in Madagascar

The Cornell Tree Climbing Institute took Solo on an expedition to Madagascar, where they use it as a tool to plan safer and accurate climbing routes, scout trees in thick forests and help officials survey otherwise inaccessible areas in a national park. Bottom line: propellers > machetes.

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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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Williams College canopy walkway

Here are some views of our Williams College canopy walkway in Hopkins Forest, Massachusetts. It’s the first canopy walkway in North America and was built in 1992.

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Women in Science Summit 2016 Recap [VIDEO]

Check out this video from the 28 January 2016 Women in Science Summit (co-hosted by CanopyMeg Lowman) at the California Academy of Sciences, that inspired thousands of young professionals, both men and women!

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Fifth grade class Skype session with CanopyMeg

Mrs. Mahon’s 5th graders read “The Most Beautiful Roof in the World: Exploring the Rainforest Canopy” and then spoke to CanopyMeg via Skype from their classroom!

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Nature RX

Set in the world of a spoofed prescription drug commercial, Nature Rx is all about inspiring folks to explore and rediscover their love of the outdoors.

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