Featured Project

CanopyMeg and TREE Foundation are working to conserve the Church Forests of Ethiopia, but we need your help!

This unique opportunity not only reduces your carbon footprint, but also saves biodiversity, fresh water, natural medicines, pollinators, and insures the future spiritual heritage of an African nation. Read more.

Current Projects

The Nature Research Center

TREE Foundation

REU Canopy Explorers

Sloth Conservation

Out on a Limb - Forest Canopies

Base Camp Sarasota

Canopy Walkway Construction

Books, Publications and Column

Dr. Lowman has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications and several books including Life in the Treetops, It’s a Jungle Up There, and Methods in Forest Research.

Dr. Lowman’s column Nature’s Secrets can be found in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and The News & Observer.

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Latest Posts

  • Saving Ethiopia's church forests
    Saving Ethiopia’s church forests
    “If you see a forest in Ethiopia, you know there is very likely to be a church in the middle,” writes Alison Abbott in Nature. “…These small but fertile oases — which number around 35,000 and are dotted across the country — are some of...
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  • Biodiversity thrives in Ethiopia’s church forests
    Biodiversity thrives in Ethiopia’s church forests
    Article from www.nature.com: Ecologists are working with the nation’s Tewahedo churches to preserve these pockets of lush, wild habitat. If you see a forest in Ethiopia, you know there is very likely to be a church in the middle, says Alemayehu Wassie. Wassie, a forest ecologist, has...
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  • CanopyMeg writes "Science of Giants" chapter for new Redwood book
    CanopyMeg writes “Science of Giants” chapter for new Redwood book
    Book’s press release taken from savetheredwoods.org: BERKELEY, CA (November 15, 2018) In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Save the Redwoods League, Heyday is proud to present The Once and Future Forest: California’s Iconic Redwoods, a stunning book that showcases both the grandeur of the redwood...
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  • 5th graders from Arizona have Skype session with CanopyMeg to talk about rain forests
    5th graders from Arizona have Skype session with CanopyMeg to talk about rain forests
    5th Graders at Ronald Reagan School in Yuma, Arizona care about the Rain Forest! The students are holding the book, The Most Beautiful Roof in the World: Exploring the Rainforest Canopy. Deb Childs, the students’ teacher, writes the following: We are 5th Graders from Ronald Reagan Elementary in...
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  • WINGS WorldQuest Science Communication Panel Discussion with CanopyMeg
    WINGS WorldQuest Science Communication Panel Discussion with CanopyMeg
    Meg Lowman (aka CanopyMeg) participates in the WINGS WorldQuest Science Communication Panel Discussion in partnership with The New York Academy of Sciences’ 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures program. “WINGS WorldQuest recognizes and supports extraordinary women in science and exploration.” “1000 Girls, 1000 Futures is a groundbreaking initiative designed...
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