Conserving our planet's botanical resources and ecosystems


  • – The official web site of Margaret D. Lowman.
  • Out on a Limb – Forest Canopies – The web site for the traveling exhibit — sponsored by the National Science Foundation and New College of Florida — that will educate students, families, residents, and visitors of southwest Florida about forest canopies and their importance to our daily lives. The exhibit will focus on the biodiversity found in forest canopies, links between the canopy and forest floor, and illustrate the challenges of canopy access by scientists.
  • – A site dedicated to everything about climbing trees around the globe.
  • – An education resource of the American Institute of Biological Sciences. The site provides peer-reviewed articles by scientists, science educators, and science students in issues related to the seven bioscience challenges: environment, biodiversity, genomics, biotechnology, evolution, new frontiers in science, and bioscience education.
  • Canopy Construction Associates – Staffed by scientists and construction experts, CCA provides canopy access and consultation with regard to site, selection of access options, and costs. Whether you are interested in an extensive system of walkways, or a modest observation platform, we can design and build an access system to suit your needs. During the last decade, CCA has consulted, surveyed, designed and built many canopy access facilities around the world – both in the tropics and the temperate climes.
  • – Mark Carroll’s Photography site.
  • – Global Forest Watch (GFW) is a dynamic online forest monitoring and alert system that empowers people everywhere to better manage forests.