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The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring
The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring
by Richard Preston
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Hidden away in foggy, uncharted rain forest valleys in Northern California are the largest and tallest organisms the world has ever sustained — the coast redwood trees, Sequoia sempervirens. Ninety-six percent of the ancient redwood forests have... (read more)

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Island of Trees: 50 Trees, 50 Tales of Montreal
Island of Trees: 50 Trees, 50 Tales of Montreal
by Bronwyn Chester
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Following the trail of 50 different trees, this guide presents a natural, inspirational perspective on the Island of Montreal, offering a sense of belonging to an ancient forest in its modern form. Going beyond the traits defining the trees and instead... (read more)

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The Man Who Planted Trees: A Story of Lost Groves, the Science of Trees, and a Plan to Save the Planet
The Man Who Planted Trees: A Story of Lost Groves, the Science of Trees, and a Plan to Save the Planet
by Jim Robbins
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The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed
The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed
by John Vaillant
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When a shattered kayak and camping gear are found on an uninhabited island in the Pacific Northwest, they reignite a mystery surrounding a shocking act of protest. Five months earlier, logger-turned-activist Grant Hadwin had plunged naked into a river in... (read more)

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The Sibley Guide to Trees
The Sibley Guide to Trees
by David Allen Sibley
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In his new book, David Allen Sibley shifts his focus from birds to trees, including gorgeous illustrations and fascinating information. The Sibley Guide to Trees will dramatically change the way you look at your backyard, your neighborhood, and the... (read more)

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Remarkable Trees of the World
Remarkable Trees of the World
by Thomas Pakenham
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For more than a year, 69 of the worldand#8217;s best nature photographers traveled to all corners of Europe to capture the incredibly rich natural heritage of the continent. They have created more than 200,000 images of nature, some of which were... (read more)

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Trees, Woods and Forests: A Social and Cultural History
Trees, Woods and Forests: A Social and Cultural History
by Charles Watkins
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Forestsand#151;and the trees within themand#151;have always been a central resource for the development of technology, culture, and the expansion of humans as a species. Examining and challenging our historical and modern attitudes toward wooded... (read more)

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The Trees of San Francisco
The Trees of San Francisco
by Michael Sullivan
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The Trees of San Francisco introduces readers to the rich variety of trees that thrive in San Franciscos unique conditions. San Franciscos cool Mediterranean climate has made it home to interesting and unusual trees from all over the world – trees... (read more)

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Reading the Forested Landscape: A Natural History of New England (Nature)
Reading the Forested Landscape: A Natural History of New England (Nature)
by Tom Wessels
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A full and wholly original portrait of New England's forests, tracing their evolution from pre-colonial days to the present through a study of the patterns we see today. Read this book, is many fans have said, and no walk in the woods will ever be the... (read more)

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Young Men and Fire
Young Men and Fire
by Norman MacLean
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On August 5, 1949, a crew of fifteen of the United States Forest Service's elite airborne firefighters, the Smokejumpers, stepped into the sky above a remote forest fire in the Montana wilderness. Two hours after their jump, all but three of these men... (read more)

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The Tree
The Tree
by John Fowles
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“For years I have carried this book...with me on travels to reread, ponder, envy. In prose of classic gravity, precision, and delicacy, Fowles addresses matters of final importance.”—Los Angeles Times Book Review “The... (read more)

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The Man Who Planted Trees: Lost Groves, Champion Trees, and an Urgent Plan to Save the Planet
The Man Who Planted Trees: Lost Groves, Champion Trees, and an Urgent Plan to Save the Planet
by Jim Robbins
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The Man Who Planted Trees is the inspiring story of David Milarch’s quest to clone the biggest trees on the planet in order to save our forests and ecosystem—as well as a hopeful lesson about how each of us has the ability to make a... (read more)

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Oak: The Frame of Civilization
Oak: The Frame of Civilization
by William Bryant Logan
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Professional arborist and award-winning nature writer William Bryant Logan deftly relates the delightful history of the reciprocal relationship between humans and oak trees since time immemorial--a profound link that has almost been forgotten. From the... (read more)

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American Canopy: Trees, Forests, and the Making of a Nation
American Canopy: Trees, Forests, and the Making of a Nation
by Eric Rutkow
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This fascinating and groundbreaking work tells the remarkable story of the relationship between Americans and their trees across the entire span of our nation’s history. Like many of us, historians have long been guilty of taking trees for granted.... (read more)

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The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed
The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed
by John Vaillant
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As vividly as Jon Krakauer put readers on Everest, John Vaillant takes us into the heart of North America's last great forest, where trees grow to eighteen feet in diameter, sunlight never touches the ground, and the chainsaws are always at work... (read more)

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The New Sylva: A Discourse of Forest and Orchard Trees for the Twenty-First Century
The New Sylva: A Discourse of Forest and Orchard Trees for the Twenty-First Century
by Gabriel Hemery
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In 1664, the British horticulturist and diarist John Evelyn published Sylva. This comprehensive study of the nation's trees was the first book ever published by the Royal Society. It was also the world's earliest forestry book. Evelyn's elegant prose... (read more)

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A Californian's Guide to the Trees Among Us
A Californian's Guide to the Trees Among Us
by Matt Ritter
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We bring the strength and beauty of the natural world into our urban landscapes by planting trees, and California is blessed with a rich horticultural history, visible in an abundance of cultivated trees that enrich our lives with extraordinary color... (read more)

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Famous Trees of Texas
Famous Trees of Texas
by Gretchen Riley
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Famous Trees of Texas was first published in 1970 by the Texas Forest Service (now Texas AandM Forest Service), an organization created in 1915 and charged with protecting and sustaining the forests, trees, and other related natural resources of Texas... (read more)

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Sierra Nevada Tree Identifier
Sierra Nevada Tree Identifier
by Jim Paruk
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This handy book is designed to allow users to quickly identify the trees they encounter in the Sierra Nevada. Unlike other tree identification manuals, it limits its scope. A total of 38 of the most common species are included, along with information on... (read more)

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Identifying Trees: an All-season Guide To the Eastern United States (07 Edition)
Identifying Trees: an All-season Guide To the Eastern United States (07 Edition)
by Mike Williams
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Identify trees in any season, not just when they are in full leaf. This field-tested guide features color photos showing bark; branching patterns; fruits, flowers, or nuts; and overall appearance; as well as leaf color and shape--all chosen specifically... (read more)

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