TREE Foundation’s Executive Director, Meg Lowman, was recently featured as the presenter of Miami University’s annual Hefner Lecture presented by the Hefner Museum of Natural History. The Hefner Museum is an interactive educational institution that sponsors exhibits, collections, and speakers that teach people of all ages about animal biodiversity, conservation, and ecology. The Hefner Lecture is a highly prestigious, once yearly event that supports this mission.
In Dr. Lowman’s lecture, she discussed her book, The Arbornaut: A Life Discovering the Eighth Continent in the Trees Above Us, and her career as a canopy scientist and explorer. She highlights the progress of women in science from the beginning of her career to now, as well as the advances in the canopy science field itself. She also presented her new initiative, MISSION GREEN, and highlighted the benefits of establishing canopy walkways in biodiversity hotspots around the world. Watch Meg’s lecture below.