Conserving our planet's botanical resources and ecosystems

CANOPY WALKWAYS

Author Richard Louv visits the treetop walkway built by TREE Foundation at Myakka River State Park

Louv was in Florida to talk at the Sarasota Reading Festival about his book, Last Child in the Woods (Algonquin Press). Richard also participated in a panel with the authors of Its a Jungle Up There (Meg Lowman, Eddie Burgess, and James Burgess) and renowned children’s author

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Myakka Canopy Walkway construction [VIDEO]

Video of the Myakka Canopy Walkway construction [MEDIA=2] Photos of the construction are here.

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Construction of the Tree Canopy Walkway at Myakka River State Park in Sarasota, Florida

Construction on the Myakka Canopy Walkway began on February 7th, 2000 at the Myakka River State Park in Sarasota, Florida. The structure was completed and dedicated in June 2000. Donations and grants from the Venice Foundation, Bank of America, The Selby Foundation, The Julius Brandenburg Foundation and

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