TREE Foundation intrepid arbornaut and executive director, Meg Lowman, recently presented a virtual talk hosted by Elmira College.

She shared stories of her experiences climbing into the “Eighth Continent” — aka forest canopies, and regaled the audience with humorous stories — such as her first climb in Australian rain forests in 1979 with a home-made slingshot and harness — an experience that launched her on a lifetime of canopy discovery and forest conservation.

She also discussed the crucial work of TREE Foundation’s Mission Green. Watch this fascinating video …

… and learn if “inflatables” were really a thing!