Scientist, Author, Educator, Tree Canopy Biologist


5th Grade Students Buzzing with Excitement after Skype Session with CanopyMeg

Miss Mahon, 5th grade Language Arts teacher at Fonda-Fultonville Central School, writes the following:
THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU 1,000000000 TIMES!!! The students are still BUZZING with excitement. In fact, I was just told by a student, ‘This was an experience of a LIFETIME!!!’
With your kindness and

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CanopyMeg speaks to students in India about forests

Future canopy scientists of India? Through digital connectivity, CanopyMeg spoke to approximately 2000 students in India last night. Explorers and colleague Bhaskar Krishnamurthy master-minded a multiple school virtual assembly, and the students all lined up with questions about forests. Thrilling at both ends, and the kids asked

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CanopyMeg leads guided tour of Canopy Walkway for local families

On November 24, 2014 local families from Sarasota-Manatee VillageLearners gathered together at Myakka River State Park for a guided tour of the Canopy Walkway and Tower led by Dr. Margaret “CanopyMeg” Lowman. The children and their families learned about epiphytes, bromeliads, and the definition of “arbornaut”. The children

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Science student Alex Young and his favorite textbook: Methods in Forest Canopy Research

Alex Young with Methods in Forest Canopy Research

Science student Alex Young wrote in to say how he enjoyed Water bear weekend at the California Academy of Sciences and shared this photo of him with his favorite textbook: Methods in Forest Canopy Research. Thanks Alex!

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Photos from public tree-climbing weekend at The California Academy of Sciences

OUT ON A LIMB – August 2-4. The California Academy of Sciences hosted a public tree-climbing weekend. Over 200 families and visitors become honorary “arbornauts” in this beautiful Monterey Cypress that grows adjacent to the Academy’s LEED Platinum building.

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New canopy walkway in Taiwan features a motorized ascent

The new canopy walkway in Shei-Pa National Park in Taiwan features a motorized ascent. WOW — a very elegant and easy ascent for all the VIP guests who came to celebrate this great canopy research site on the Pacific Rim!
Both fun and also a great canopy with

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CanopyMeg at Wildlife Conservation Awareness Day in Malaysia

CanopyMeg Lowman presented the keynote speech to launch the special Conservation Day in Malaysia, hosted by Her Royal Highness Raja Zarith Sofiah of Johor, Malaysia, on 2 April 2013.
Below are some images of the audience, the panel of prominent Malaysian government scientists and officials, and Dr. Meg

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Update on Woji church forest, Ethiopia

Woji church forest in Ethiopia has a wall!! This was the fourth and latest construction site for conservation of northern Ethiopia’s last remaining forests, in a project funded by TREE Foundation. The photos below show the local villagers as well as clergy from the Coptic church all

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Pictures from Ethiopia by Eightfish Studio

Pictures taken in January 2013 during Dr. Lowman’s visit to Ethiopia’s church forests. The images are copyright of Eightfish Studio.
CanopyMeg and TREE Foundation are working to conserve the Church Forests of Ethiopia. Find out more and how you can help.

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Photos from Ethiopia by Lydia Ball

Lyndia Ball captured these stunning images while with Dr. Lowman in Ethiopia working to save the church forests.
CanopyMeg and TREE Foundation are working to conserve the Church Forests of Ethiopia. Find out more and how you can help.

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