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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Celebrate National Arbor Day 50th Anniversary

50 years National Arbor Day

Photo Credit: This Friday, April 29, is National Arbor Day. 2022 marks the 150th anniversary of this tree-loving, tree-planting day! According to the Arbor Day Foundation website, the foundation has planted and distributed 500 million trees in more than 50 countries around the world — all

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Meg Lowman’s Three Things for Earth Day

Three Things for Earth Day

?   Meg Lowman, Executive Director for the TREE Foundation, suggests three things you can do for Earth Day 2022 — to learn and take action to save big trees and help the cause of forest conservation and education. To take immediate action to help us in

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Ginger Zee Visits Myakka Canopy Walkway


Meg Lowman met up with ABC News’ Ginger Zee in Sarasota’s gorgeous Myakka River State Park – Sarasota, Florida Canopy Walkway! They talked about how canopy walkways can inspire forest conservation and create a tourism economy. Ginger brought her family with her and along with learning a

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Forests inspire science and music to intersect

forest inspires music

  Musical artist Heather Adeney, along with the help of a cellist friend, created this lovely video of a song about loving forests. She kindly sent her video to the TREE Foundation to share with the world, saying, “I want this song to do some good in

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Saving Big Forests to Save Our Big Planet

Virginia Book Festival
"CanopyMeg" -- Dr. Margaret Lowman, Executive Director of the TREE Foundation, will join John W. Reid, co-author of Ever Green, in a FREE virtual discussion on March 16, noon Eastern standard time), during the Virginia Festival of the Book. Meg Lowman John W. Reid Michelle Nijhuis AsRead more