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Students’ Webinar:
The Arbornaut – Exploring the World’s Treetops

November 18, 2021

Advance registration is required.

Get ready for an exciting discovery when Meg Loman, PhD, aka “CanopyMeg,” and rainforest champion Vic Von Klemperer take students on a thrilling expedition to the “eighth continent!”  CanopyMeg and Vic will share stories and expertise in forestry and conservation that are certain to amaze and fascinate students, and may even inspire them to blaze their own trails.
High School: 8:30 – 9:15 a.m. (ET) 
Middle School: 10:30 -11:15 a.m. (ET)


  • Meg Lowman, PhD, aka “CanopyMeg”
  • Rainforest champion Vic Von Klemperer
  • The Mariners’ Education team
About the webinar:
Do you love forests around the world? Do you want to learn more about how to protect these critical habitats? Prepare for a fun virtual journey with biologist Meg Lowman, PhD, also known as CanopyMeg, and rainforest champion Vic Von Klemperer for a special middle school and high school program! The Museum’s Education team will share an overview of its very own deciduous forest in Mariners’ Park and CanopyMeg will then explore the importance of rainforest exploration and conservation. Finally, Vic will explain how students can help to save rainforests through fundraisers and other efforts.
Students are welcome to send “CanopyMeg,” Vic, and the Museum’s Education team any comments or questions during the presentation, and they will answer following the webinar.
Teachers (public, private and homeschool sectors) are welcome to register their class for the program using one of the following links:

The Arbornaut – Exploring the World’s Treetops
High School Students • Time: 8:30 a.m. (ET)

The Arbornaut – Exploring the World’s Treetops
Middle School Students • Time: 10:30 a.m. (ET)



November 18, 2021


The Mariners’ Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
(757) 596-2222