Originally from Roy Chapman Andrews Society:
Distinguished Explorer Award Winner Announced
Dr. Margaret D. Lowman, nicknamed the “real-life Lorax” by National Geographic and “Einstein of the treetops” by Wall Street Journal, pioneered the science of canopy ecology. The Chief of Science & Sustainability at the California Academy of Sciences, Meg Lowman has just been named the Distinguished Explorer Award recipient for 2014.
Meg Lowman will visit Beloit April 11th 2014 to receive the Roy Chapman Andrews Society’s Distinguished Explorer Award. This presentation marks the second time the Beloit-based organization has celebrated the science canopy ecology. In 2008 the Society recognized the work of Beloit native Dr. Mark Moffitt, entomologist, ecologist and photojournalist for her work in tropical forests and ecology.