This Canopy Walkway is located just outside of Sarasota, FL in Myakka River State Park. The walkway is suspended 25 feet above the ground and extends 85 feet through the hammock canopy. A tower soars 74 feet in the air to present a spectacular view of treetops, […]Read more →
Join “Canopy Meg” and learn about the world of biodiversity high above the floor of the rainforest and the innovations that allow this challenging ecosystem to be studied.Read more →
Watch Canopymeg’s staff colleague at the California Academy of Sciences with her global quest to study arthropods in our homes! Video by Untamed Science!Read more →
Godi Godar and Go Conscious Earth have spent much of the last couple years working to protect pristine rainforest on Lac Tumba in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
With the incredible support from people like you, we have saved one million acres!
Now we need to help the […]
In honor of Women’s History Month 2015, KTVU features California Academy of Sciences’ Dr. Meg Lowman in a PSA for her achievements in canopy and scientific research and as a role model for women in science.Read more →
Dr. Meg Lowman, Chief of Science and Sustainability at the Academy, started out researching leaves, but when insects thwarted her work, she became fascinated.
Biodiversity is all around us, even in our homes, says Academy researcher and entomologist Michelle Trautwein.
Academy microbiologist Shannon Bennett discusses the importance of studying […]Read more →
In this TEDx talk Dr. Lowman shares her journey as one of the pioneers of studying trees ‘where they live’ – in the canopy. Sharing her wisdom and humor in her pursuit of time management (balancing children and data), and setting trail for women scientists and global impact, this trail-blazing arbornaut informs and inspires as we work to meet the challenges of disappearing forests worldwide.Read more →
A video news story on Dr. Meg Lowman’s Waterbears and Wheelchairs program featuring student Rebecca Tripp. This was filmed during the Academy’s first public climb in the East Garden earlier this month.
KPIX (CBS 5)
August 20, 2014