Scientist, Author, Educator, Tree Canopy Biologist


Recommended Websites:

  • TREE – The TREE Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to tree research, exploration and education. Mission: “TREE Foundation pursues and promotes research, education, and exploration to advance the conservation of our planet’s botanical resources and ecosystems dependent upon them.”
  • North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences – The largest natural history museum in the Southeastern United States. Dr. Lowman was the Founding Director of North Carolina’s new Nature Research Center (NRC). Once the Center opened, she was promoted to Senior Scientist to the entire museum campus.
  • North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences – Research & Collections
  • Out on a Limb – Forest Canopies – The web site for the traveling exhibit — sponsored by the National Science Foundation, New College of Florida, and TREE Foundation — that will educate students, families, residents, and visitors of southwest Florida about forest canopies and their importance to our daily lives. The exhibit will focus on the biodiversity found in forest canopies, links between the canopy and forest floor, and illustrate the challenges of canopy access by scientists.
  • Lowman’s Leaf Lovers Club – NRC Citizen Science Expedition to the Amazon Rain Forest
  •– A site dedicated to everything about climbing trees around the globe.
  • – An education resource of the American Institute of Biological Sciences. The site provides peer-reviewed articles by scientists, science educators, and science students in issues related to the seven bioscience challenges: environment, biodiversity, genomics, biotechnology, evolution, new frontiers in science, and bioscience education.
  • Canopy Construction Associates – Staffed by scientists and construction experts, CCA provides canopy access and consultation with regard to site, selection of access options, and costs. Whether you are interested in an extensive system of walkways, or a modest observation platform, we can design and build an access system to suit your needs. During the last decade, CCA has consulted, surveyed, designed and built many canopy access facilities around the world – both in the tropics and the temperate climes.
  • – Mark Carroll’s Photography site.
  • World Clock
  • “Plant-it-yourself” Experiments for Elementary School Kids – Also available in Spanish.
  • Jodi Solomon Speakers – National lecture and performing arts agency specializing in issue-oriented programs that include diversity, environmental and women’s issues.