On November 18, 2021 Meg Lowman sat down with Kathy Sullivan to discuss an overview of Meg’s childhood and the hobbies that nurtured her passion for forestry. She describes her school life and recalls the time she chose a college because it had its own forest. She recounts her experience majoring in a field heavily dominated by men and describes how being a mother can change a woman’s career trajectory. You’ll gain insight on Meg’s move to Australia for higher education and the cultural differences she faced. Meg also explains what a tree bicycle is, why trees are actually intelligent and efficient, and why forging relationships with locals is critical in forest conservation. Listen to the full episode here or below!

“What amazes me about trees is there are so many strategies. There’s no such thing as a leaf. There’s this amazing machine called a tree” – Meg Lowman