California Redwoods and the Future of Trees

Image courtesy of TREE Executive Director Meg Lowman’s most recent op-ed, “We must act now to save trees for future generations,” appeared in the print edition of the Sarasota Herald Tribune newspaper on August 1, 2022.  In her essay, Dr. Lowman highlights the threats that large

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Meg Lowman Elected to ATREE-USA Board

Meg Lowman ATREE Board member

Meg Lowman Brings Global Expertise to Environmental Nonprofit Based in India   TREE Foundation Executive Director Meg Lowman has been elected to the board of trustees for ATREE-USA, the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, an international nonprofit based in Bangalore, India. ATREE is

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Introducing TREE Summer Interns!

TREE Foundation is excited to host two college interns this summer. Kim Rogers and TJ Watkins are working remotely to support TREE in its mission promoting tree research, education and exploration and to spearhead new projects. Kim and TJ are sponsored by generous Williams College grants that

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Can Outdoor Access Support Improved Mental Health?

Two cyclists riding on a path through the woods

While the positive effects of time outdoors couldn’t be clearer for those of us lucky enough to have experienced them, a recent article on the Children & Nature Network highlights a study that sought to codify this observation. The study compared psychiatric data on people born and

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Inspiring and Educating Next Gen Climate Activists

Dr. Marji Puotinen holding a "Climate Action Now" sign in Antarctica in 2019.

Dr. Marji Puotinen is an Australian research scientist whose work focuses on coral reefs and their responses to tropical cyclones. A lifetime environmentalist, she dedicates every free moment to engaging and educating kids about climate change. At the TREE Foundation, we’re passionate about educating kids as well,

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Celebrate World Rainforest Day

Happy World Rainforest Day (Common Squirrel Monkey, Photo by Phil Kahler)

On June 22, environmental champions and rainforest-lovers alike will celebrate World Rainforest Day! Founded in 2017 by Rainforest Partnership, World Rainforest Day is an annual celebration of rainforests as the world’s key tool in battling the climate crisis.  Healthy rainforests absorb tons of carbon from the atmosphere

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Arbornaut Meg Lowman Profiled in National Geographic


Photograph by Erika Larsen; courtesy of National Geographic. What’s the first step in caring and acting to help the world’s forests? TREE Foundation Executive Director and Nat Geo Explorer Meg Lowman, featured in this fabulous profile “How To Be An Arbornaut” in the May 2022 issue of

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Canopy Walkways Serve Double Duty as Wildlife Crossings

Myakka Canopy Walkway

TREE Foundation Executive Director Meg lowman talks wildlife crossings — and canopy walkways — in this fascinating article in the The Christian Science Monitor, written by Charukesi Ramadurai.   Roads broke up an endangered monkey’s habitat. Can bridges fix it? Source: Christian Science Monitor Click here to

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