Conserving Forests, Empowering Women Topic of International Canopy Conference Presentation by Meg Lowman

International Canopy Conference

TREE Foundation Executive Director and Mission Green founder Meg Lowman gave a virtual keynote talk during the 8th International Canopy Conference held October 15-19, 2023, in Xishuangbanna, China. Meg’s talk was delivered during the Canopy Education sessions of the conference, and was focused on using Mission Green’s

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New Research Associate at TREE Foundation

melanie herrera

The TREE Foundation welcomes Melanie Herrera as a Research Associate. Melanie is pursuing a Bachelor degree in Human Development and Family Studies and a minor in Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is co-captain of the UNCG women’s soccer team and serves as

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6 Impacts Mature Trees and Forests Have on Urban Areas

Sweetwater Wetlands Park

This blog contributed by TREE Research Associate Snousha Glaude. What is the difference between conservation and afforestation? Afforestation is planting new trees. Whereas conservation is protecting and maintaining mature trees. But a tree is a tree, right? Not exactly. We often overlook how mature trees offer benefits

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Barcelona Canopy Observatory Inspired by Meg Lowman

Barcelona Canopy Observatory

A treetop research facility in Barcelona was inspired by the work of TREE Foundation executive director Meg Lowman. Photo courtesy of As part of the Masters in Advanced Ecological Buildings and Biocities (MAEBB) program at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) in Barcelona, students

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7 Things to Do to Prevent Forest Fires

Unfortunately, in the face of climate change, forest fires happen more frequently than ever and are increasingly destructive to infrastructure, property, precious wildlife, and countless species of trees and plant life. Here are seven ideas for how you can help prevent forest fires. Be aware of any

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