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The Environment

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

The Environment sheds light on the biosphere, the water cycle, erosion, ecosystems and climates. It also delves into environmental threats, including the depletion of the ozone layer, acid rain and deforestation....


Understanding Plants & the Vegetable Kingdom

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

The world of plants is astoundingly diverse. Thanks to 3 billion years of evolution, there are now more than 380,000 plant species on Earth. For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world...


The Naming of the Shrew

by John Wright Bloomsbury Publishing (November 06, 2014)

Latin names Â? frequently unpronounceable, all too often wrong and always a tiny puzzle to unravel Â? have been annoying the layman since they first became formalised as scientific terms in the eighteenth...


Concise Tree Guide

by Bloomsbury Bloomsbury Publishing (October 16, 2014)

This beautifully illustrated pocket field guide is packed with information on the trees of Britain and the near Continent. It covers more than 160 species, all of which are illustrated with superb full-colour...


Pocket Guide to Trees and Shrubs

by Bob Gibbons Bloomsbury Publishing (September 25, 2014)

This book is as visually impressive as it is useful in the field, with many stunning full-page and double-page photographs to support the authoritative text.

The introduction explains the basics of tree forms...


Tree: A Life Story

by David Suzuki, Wayne Grady & Robert Bateman Greystone Books (July 01, 2009)

“Only God can make a tree,” wrote Joyce Kilmer in one of the most celebrated of poems. In Tree: A Life Story, authors David Suzuki and Wayne Grady extend that celebration in a “biography” of this extraordinary...


Limber

by Angela Pelster Sarabande Books (March 24, 2014)

Startling, lyrical essay collection focused on trees. Moves from author’s childhood in rural Canada to Niger, the Philippines, and Greece.


Trees of North America

by C. Frank Brockman & Rebecca Marrilees St. Martin's Press (February 01, 2014)

This eBook is best viewed on a color device.

Smell the bark of the aromatic Sassafras. Wonder at the Lodgepole Pine, whose heat-activated cones reseed forests destroyed by fire. Search for the Sugar Maple, whose...


Trees

by Alexander C. Martin, Herbert S. Zim, Dorothea Barlowe & Sy Barlowe St. Martin's Press (February 01, 2014)

This eBook is best viewed on a color device.

This Golden Guide describes and illustrates in full color more than 140 of our most common trees. Learn:

-How to recognize tree shapes, flowers, buds, leaves, and fruits...


Fruit Key and Twig Key to Trees and Shrubs

by William M. Harlow Dover Publications (October 24, 2012)

One of the handiest and most widely used identification aids. Fruit key covers 120 deciduous and evergreen species; twig key covers 160 deciduous species. Easily used. Over 300 photographs.


The Forest in Folklore and Mythology

by Alexander Porteous Dover Publications (March 06, 2012)

Fascinating compendium of facts, folklore, superstitions, myths, and anecdotes about trees and the forest. Forest customs, sacred groves, mythical forest creatures, tree worship, much more.


Plants: 2,400 Royalty-Free Illustrations of Flowers, Trees, Fruits and Vegetables

by Jim Harter Dover Publications (December 19, 2012)

Hundreds of plant species with specialized appendices on edible plants, herbs, plants used in decoration and graphic design. Inspirational, royalty-free illustrations for designers, artists, botanists, and gardeners....


Healing with Nature

by Susan S. Scott Skyhorse (September 01, 2003)

Susan S. Scott is an experienced psychotherapist who, due to a back injury, was forced to abandon her therapist's couch and walk for therapy. Through her extended strolls through nature, she discovered the ingenious...


Tree Identification Book

by George W. Symonds William Morrow (May 28, 2013)

A new method for the practical identification and recognition of trees -- and an important supplement to existing botanical methods.

The book is in two parts: Pictorial Keys and Master Pages. The Keys are designed...


Irish Trees: Myths, Legends & Folklore

by Niall Mac Coitir The Collins Press (March 01, 2010)

Name the five Great Trees of Ireland? What trees are most often found beside holy wells or cemeteries? Which tree gave the Red Branch Knights of Ulster their name? Ireland was once so heavily wooded it was said...


The Art of Creative Pruning

by Jake Hobson Timber Press (October 25, 2012)

Nothing brings a touch of artistry to the garden like ornamental pruning, and a series of deliberate cuts can create landscapes and evoke faraway places. All that's needed to recreate the effect in the garden...


Woodlot Management

by Jay Heinrich Storey Publishing, LLC (January 05, 1981)

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles...


Seeing Trees

by Nancy Ross Hugo & Robert Llewellyn Timber Press (November 03, 2011)

Have you ever looked at a tree? That may sound like a silly question, but there is so much more to notice about a tree than first meets the eye. Seeing Trees celebrates seldom seen but easily observable tree...


Nature's Temples

by Joan Maloof Timber Press (November 16, 2016)

“Maloof eloquently urges us to cherish the wildness of what little old-growth woodlands we have left. . . . Not only are they home to the richest diversity of creatures, but they work hard for humans too.”...


A Landowner's Guide to Managing Your Woods

by Anne Larkin Hansen, Mike Severson & Dennis L. Waterman Storey Publishing, LLC (September 01, 2011)

Whether you have a few acres of trees in the suburbs or a small commercial forest, you can encourage a healthy and sustainable ecosystem through proper woodland management. This introductory guide shows you...


Ghost Trees

by Bob Gilbert Saraband (October 18, 2018)

The story of a city landscape told through its trees, both past and present.

When Bob Gilbert moved to London’s East End, he began to record the natural world of his new inner city patch. Especially the trees:...


Listen to the Trees

by Don MacCaskill Whittles Publishing (April 19, 2016)

In his introduction, Don MacCaskill wrote modestly, 'I think I became a naturalist'. He was, in fact, one of Scotland's foremost naturalists and a remarkable wildlife photographer as well. In a flashback to...


Foraging Wild Edible Plants of North America

by Christopher Nyerges Falcon Guides (January 01, 2016)

Edible wild plants are nature’s natural food source, growing along roadsides, sprouting in backyards, and blooming in country fields. North America’s diverse geography overflows with edible plant species....


Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants, Mushrooms, Fruits, and Nuts

by Katie Letcher Lyle Falcon Guides (May 18, 2010)

Edible wild plants, mushrooms, fruits, and nuts grow along roadsides, amid country fields, and in urban parks. All manner of leafy greens, mushrooms, and herbs that command hefty prices at the market are bountiful...


Falcon Pocket Guide: Trees

by Todd Telander Falcon Guides (April 16, 2013)

Trees is a must-have, field guide for beginners and experts alike. Whether you're on a nature hike or taking a stroll in your neighborhood, you'll want to take along a copy of this indispensable guide featuring...


Botanical Keys to Florida's Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines

by Gil Nelson Pineapple Press (October 01, 2011)

This handy handbook, which can be used independently or as a companion to The Trees of Florida and The Shrubs and Woody Vines of Florida, makes it possible to easily identify all of Florida's native and naturalized...


White Pine

by Andrew Vietze Globe Pequot Press (October 15, 2017)

The history of the ubiquitous pine tree is wrapped up with the history of early America—and in the hands of a gifted storyteller becomes a compelling read, almost an adventure story.


The World of Northern Evergreens, Second Edition

by E. C. Pielou Comstock Publishing Associates

Global warming and human-driven impacts from logging, natural gas drilling, mining of oil sands, and the development of hydropower increasingly threaten North America's northern forests. These forests are far...


The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants, Mushrooms, Fruits, and Nuts

by Katie Letcher Lyle Falcon Guides (October 15, 2016)

Edible wild plants, mushrooms, fruits, and nuts grow along roadsides, amid country fields, and in urban parks. All manner of leafy greens, mushrooms, and herbs that command hefty prices at the market are bountiful...


One Shot

by John Leary Trees for the Future (May 30, 2017)

Over the last forty years, entire countries have been stripped of a primary natural resource: trees. Most of this deforestation occurred to make room for agriculture. Yet, in the coming decade, there will be...


A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf: A radical nature-travelogue from the founder of national parks

by John Muir & Terry Gifford Vertebrate Digital (March 09, 2017)

'Many a beautiful plant cultivated to deformity, and arranged in strict geometrical beds, the whole pretty affair a laborious failure side by side with divine beauty.'

A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf is the...


Identifying Trees of the East

by Michael D. Williams Stackpole Books (June 01, 2017)

All-season field guide for identifying common trees of eastern NA

This popular, field-tested guide for identifying trees in any season, not just when they are in full leaf, features 600 color photos and 200 line...


Medicinal Plants of North America

by Jim Meuninck Falcon Guides (June 01, 2016)

This exquisitely detailed full-color field guide, by biologist and herbal and medical plant expert Jim Meuninck, provides identification, practical information, and skills for the location of and use of medicinal...


Medicinal Plants of North America

by Jim Meuninck Falcon Guides (April 01, 2008)

This exquisitely detailed full-color field guide, by biologist and herbal and medical plant expert Jim Meuninck, provides identification, practical information, and skills for the location of and use of medicinal...


Book of Trees | Pacific Northwest Trees Edition | Children's Forest and Tree Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Here’s another interesting book of trees that you would love your child to have! A good book of some of the best products of nature will encourage care for the environment and a deeper sense of appreciation...


Book of Trees |South Eastern Trees Edition | Children's Forest and Tree Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Did you know that different parts of the world grow different kinds of trees, too? Yes, it’s very interesting to know all the many species of trees out there. This educational book features some of them. It...


Book of Trees | North Eastern Trees Edition | Children's Forest and Tree Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

The North Eastern Trees are the star of this educational book. Here, such trees are featured in order to help a child better understand biodiversity and environment. Hopefully, the book will ignite a strong...


Book of Trees | Mid-Atlantic Trees Edition | Children's Forest and Tree Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Different parts of the world yield different species of trees. This educational book features the Mid-Atlantic trees and how your child can identify them. Learning is made more fun and effective if a child is...


Book of Trees | Pacific Southwest Trees Edition | Children's Forest and Tree Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Learn about trees and how important they are to the environment through this educational book. Learning is made much more fun and effective if there are images involved. The fun layout will also facilitate the...


Wildflowers and Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont

by Timothy P. Spira The University of North Carolina Press (May 16, 2011)

This richly illustrated field guide serves as an introduction to the wildflowers and plant communities of the southern Appalachians and the rolling hills of the adjoining piedmont. Rather than organizing plants,...


Longleaf, Far as the Eye Can See

by Bill Finch, Beth Maynor Young, Rhett Johnson & John C. Hall The University of North Carolina Press (October 22, 2012)

Longleaf forests once covered 92 million acres from Texas to Maryland to Florida. These grand old-growth pines were the "alpha tree" of the largest forest ecosystem in North America and have come to define the...


Looking for Longleaf

by Lawrence S. Earley The University of North Carolina Press (October 12, 2005)

Covering 92 million acres from Virginia to Texas, the longleaf pine ecosystem was, in its prime, one of the most extensive and biologically diverse ecosystems in North America. Today these magnificent forests...


Empire of the Beetle: How Human Folly and a Tiny Bug Are Killing North America's Great Forests

by Andrew Nikiforuk Greystone Books (July 22, 2011)

Beginning in the late 1980s, a series of improbable bark beetle outbreaks unsettled iconic forests and communities across western North America. An insect the size of a rice kernel eventually killed more than...


The Trees of San Francisco

by Michael Sullivan Wilderness Press (October 21, 2013)

Trees of San Francisco introduces readers to the rich variety of trees that thrive in San Francisco’s unique conditions. San Francisco’s cool Mediterranean climate has made it home to interesting and unusual...


The Power of Trees

by Gretchen Daily & Charles Katz Trinity University Press (December 15, 2012)

Intimate in size yet quietly breathtaking in scope, this graceful gift book will forever change how you think, and how you feel, about trees. In poetically sparse scientific observations, renowned conservation...


Dynamic Forest

by Malcolm F. Squires & John Kennedy Naysmith A J. Patrick Boyer Book (August 26, 2017)

Nearing the end of a lifetime in the boreal forest, a retired forester writes a passionate plea for rational, science-based forest management.

The boreal forest is constantly changing, often dramatically. We...


Gods, Wasps and Stranglers: The Secret History and Redemptive Future of Fig Trees

by Mike Shanahan Chelsea Green Publishing (November 01, 2016)

They are trees of life and trees of knowledge. They are wish-fulfillers ... rainforest royalty ... more precious than gold. They are the fig trees, and they have affected humanity in profound but little-known...


Eating Dirt: Deep Forests, Big Timber, and Life with the Tree-Planting Tribe

by Charlotte Gill Greystone Books (September 02, 2011)

Winner of the BC National Award for Non-Fiction

• Nominated for the Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction and the 2011 Hilary Weston Writer's Trust Award.

During Charlotte Gill’s 20 years working...


The Last Stand: A Journey Through the Ancient Cliff-Face Forest of the Niagara Escarpment

by Doug Larson, Peter E. Kelly & Sarah Harmer Natural Heritage (May 31, 2007)

An ancient cedar forest exists on the Niagara Escarpment in a highly populated area. This full-colour book reveals the vital importance of this ecosystem to our natural heritage.


The Lumberjacks

by Donald MacKay Natural Heritage (May 15, 2007)

This is definitive history of lumbering in Canada captures the vitality of the lumber camps and documents the evolution of a major industry.