CanopyMeg Listed in Sarasota-Manatee Business People on Feb 3, 2020

From the Sarasota Herald-Tribune:

Dr. Margaret Lowman, known worldwide as “Canopy Meg” for her tireless efforts to save global forests and the visionary behind the creation of the canopy walkway in Myakka River State Park, has been selected by the National University of Singapore as the institution’s first-ever female Visiting Distinguished Professor in STEM studies.

During the school’s 2020 spring semester, Lowman will lecture both in public science forums as well as the university’s science department seminars, and mentor STEM students, particularly women.

She will also continue her important conservation work nearby in Malaysia, submitting a UNESCO world heritage nomination for an important rainforest near Penang.

Lowman is a global scientist and the executive director of the Sarasota-based TREE Foundation (, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to tree and forest research, exploration, education and conservation.