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THE NATURAL TREASURES OF CAROLINIAN CANADA: Discovering the rich natural diversity of Ontario's Southwestern heartland
 Lorraine Johnson, ed..  Describes this unique ecological region and the dozens of unusual native species of plants and animals relying on its distinctive habitats that are threatened by climate change and development pressures.  Here the native trees have unusual names - Sassafras, Cucumber Magnolia, Tulip-tree, Black Walnut, Pawpaw  and also is home to dozens of species of plants, grasses and wildflowers, plus animals, birds, fishes and mussels, amphibians and reptiles, butterflies, dragonflies and other insects not found elsewhere in Canada.  A list of contributors describe what is special about the region and the threats it faces ("the Carolinian landscape is one of the most threatened in North America").  A book seeking to raise awareness about the diverse richness and rarity of the species and spaces in Carolinian Canada, as well as a call for protection & responsible development. 8-1/4 x 10-1/2, 160p, 200+ color photos, 2007.
N990X paperback .........US $32.95 CAN $34.95

FOR THE LOVE OF TREES: A Guide to the Trees of Ottawa's Central Experimental Farm Arboretum
Richard Hinchcliff, Roman Popadiouk.  An illustrated tribute to the unique collection of trees at this Canadian national historic site.  Profiles 92 tree species, including the shape of the tree, its leaves, flowers, bark and fruit, as well as its location and historical commentary by former Arboretum curators.  Color-coded maps suggest tree discover walks.  An excellent learning tool displaying the beauty of this site and, in so doing, honors trees everywhere. 6 x 8-1/4, 256p, 580+ color photos, 75 drawings, maps, 2007.
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F3738 paperback .........US $22.95 CAN $24.95

TREE: A New Vision of the American Forest
Jim Balog.  This acclaimed photographer explores the changing character of the American forest, seeking out 92 superlative trees - the old, the massive, the tall - in whatever landscape they remain.  From portraits of sequoias and redwoods, Balog attempts to capture the uniqueness of these champion trees.  Three (3) gatefolds display Balog's signature multi-image works.  A brief essay introduces each tree, providing some background information about its size or age.  A stunning pictographic volume delivers a new vision of American trees. 10 x 7-1/2, 184p, all in color, 2005.
T8182 hardcover ..........US $19.95 CAN $26.95

MYTHIC WOODS: The World's Most Remarkable Forests
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M3524 hardcover ..........US $34.95 CAN $36.95

Thomas Pakenham.  "A paean to the most curious and extraordinary tree of them all."  Standing tall on the sunburned plains of Africa and Australia, award-winning author Pakenham recounts his personal encounters with the different species, and tells the myths, legends, and current histories of what may be the oldest form of life on the planet. 6-1/2 x 8-1/2, 144p, 60 color photos, 2004.
R3737 hardcover .......... US $19.95 CAN $26.95

Thomas Pakenham.  Now for the first time, Pakenham's complete ten-year tree odyssey in one two-book set.  The perfect gift for all those who marvel at the wonders of nature. 7-1/2 x 9 x 1-3/4, 192p x 2, 200 color photos, 2003. OVERSIZE.
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M3613 two hardcover ..........US $44.95 CAN $50.00

Thomas Pakenham.  A landmark volume celebrating the most remarkable trees on our planet.  A visual collection of sixty (60) remarkable trees, many of which were already famous - champions by girth, height, volume or age - while others had never previously been caught by the camera.  A magnificent work to be treasured by all those who marvel at the wonders of nature. 192p, 111 color photos, 41 engravings, 2002.
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R3001 hardcover, 9-1/2 x 11-3/4 format ..........US $43.95 CAN $50.00

Thomas Pakenham.  A  stunning collection of sixty (60) individual trees (and groups of trees) in Britain and Ireland chosen for their unusually strong personalities.  The photographic gallery displays the fine detail of these spectacular trees.  "A must for the shelf of every dendrophile." 254p, color photos, line drawings, 2001.
M3508 hardcover, 7-1/2 x 8-3/4 format ..........US $22.95 CAN $25.00
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MAGNETIC NORTH: The Landscapes of Tom Uttech
Margaret Andera; essay by Lucy Lippard.  One of the most widely admired landscape painters in America reveals his unique vision of the North Woods.  Inspired by his treks through Wisconsin prairies and woodlands, as well as trips to northern Minnesota and Quetico Provincial Park (Ontario), Uttech reestablishes the wilderness as a mystical and magical place where the animal kingdom reigns, the colors of nature flourish, and the forces of the wild are played out.  "...Go out into the woods, and see it afresh" - Tom Uttech. 10 x 10, 120p, 15 b&w photos, 30 color images of paintings, 2004.
M0665 hardcover ..........US $29.95 CAN $42.95
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TREE BARK: A Color Guide
Hugues Vaucher, translated and edited by James Eckenwalder.  A book devoted to bark - an overlooked, but frequently beautiful and always important part of the plant.  Illustrates the rich variety of colors, patterns, and textures.  Originally published in French and German in the early 1990s.  This edition includes more than 440 species and varieties of trees from around the world. 7-3/8 x 10-3/8, 260p, 561 color photographs, 28 color illustrations, 18 line drawings, 3 tables, 2003.
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T5764 hardcover ..........US $39.95 CAN $52.95

ANCIENT TREES: Trees that live for a thousand years
Edward Parker, Anna Lewington.  Be amazed by some of the most beautiful, longest-living organisms on the planet: trees that have survived 1,000 years.  Stunning photographs capture species ranging from European Oaks and the mighty Redwoods of California to Africa's “upside-down” Baobabs, the Ginkgos of China and Korea, and the venerable Olive, worldwide symbol of peace.  Authoritative text explores the botanical, historical and cultural context of each species, and explains where to see these magnificent plants.  A celebration of some of the oldest trees in the world. 8-1/4 x 10, 224p, color photos, 2012.
A0584 hardcover..........US $29.95 CAN $32.95

Sean Kernan.  A photographic journey that spans time and continents.  This book is an invitation to experience all the anticipated pleasures of walking in the woods, the spiritual qualities of the deep forests, the near-operatic dramas of nature, our human connections with the natural world.  An extraordinary collection of photographs about being among the trees. 9-1/4 x 11, 160p, 100 b&w photos, 2003.
A2220 hardcover ..........US $27.50 CAN $36.95

Edwin A. Menninger.  "A witty, descriptive catalog of most of the peculiar trees of the world."  In their struggle to survive, these trees have established new and sometimes very odd patterns of existence.  Covers the wonder of eccentric trees; unusual trees that thrust roots into the air, produce fruit underground, make noises, change sex, commit suicide, make their own rain, and more.  Includes the baobab, kapok tree, boojum tree, ghost trees of southwest Africa, sago-palm, and more.  Contains botanically accurate descriptions supplemented by interesting facts and cultural details.  Colorful, readable language.  "A remarkable botanical classic." 6 x 9, 320p, 240 b&w photos, 1967, reprint 1995.
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F3249 hardcover ..........US $29.95 CAN $39.95

RAINFOREST: Ancient Realm of the Pacific Northwest
Graham Osborne, text by Wade Davis.  Captures the mystery and majesty of native American rainforests.  Features an eloquent essay that describes the conditions that make these rainforests unique on the planet.  Discusses the role of the rainforest in Native culture, as well as the loss of the forest.  A stunning tribute to this rare and beautiful ecosystem. 9 x 12, 128p, 70 color photos, 2000.
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R2799 paperback ..........US $21.95 CAN $24.95

Wayne Lynch.  Explore arguably the world's largest forest ecosystem (from the top of North America across the breadth of Russia to the fiords of Scandinavia) with this noted naturalist and wildlife photographer.  Lynch examines the life cycles of many animals and plants of this mighty forest (mammals, birds, frogs, fungi, forests and flowers) as the seasons unfold.  8-1/4 x 11-1/2, 160p, color photos, 2001, 2006.
G576X paperback .........US $19.95 CAN $24.95

Views of Nature

THE TREE: A Natural History of What Trees Are, How They Live, and Why They Matter
Colin Tudge.  Tudge travels around the world, bringing to life stories and facts about the trees around us: how they grow old, how they eat and reproduce, how they talk to one another (and they do), and why they came to exist in the first place.  "A blend of history, science, philosophy, and environmentalism, The Tree is an engaging and elegant look at the life of the tree and what modern research tells us about their future.  Set to become a classic reference, a love letter to trees, written with passion and scientific rigor." 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 480p, 41 line drawings, 2006, 2007 (pb).
T5391 paperback..........US $15.95 CAN $17.95

LAST CHILD IN THE WOODS: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder (Updated and Expanded Edition)
Richard Louv.  National Bestseller.  Louv was the first to identify a phenomenon we all knew existed but couldn't quite articulate: "nature-deficit disorder" - the disconnection between children and nature.  Revised edition reflects the enormous changes over the past 3 years, including the launch of the "Leave No Child Inside" grassroots movement.  Features: 101 Things you can do to create change in your community, school, and family; discussion points to inspire people to talk about the importance of nature in their lives; new and updated research confirming that direct exposure to nature is essential for the physical and emotional health of children and adults, and; more.  "A book that will change the way you think about your future and the future of your children." 8-1/4 x 5-1/2, 390p, 2008.
L605X paperback..........US $15.95 CAN $20.95

Michael Canfield, ed..  "There is no other book like this - one that takes readers out of the laboratory and into the field to learn the basics of natural history and the fun of observing nature" - George Schaller.  Allows us to peer over the shoulders and into the personal notebooks of a dozen eminent field workers (including George Schaller, Kenn Kaufman, Bernd Heinrich, and more), to study firsthand their observational methods, materials, and fleeting impressions.  Complementary essays place the actual notebook pages in proper context.  Covering diverse disciplines, like ornithology, entomology, ecology, anthropology, botany, and animal behavior, Field Notes offers specific examples that professional naturalists can emulate to fine-tune their own field methods, along with practical advice that amateur naturalists and students can use to document their adventures. 6-3/8 x 9-1/4, 280p, 87 color + 43 b&w illustrations, 2011.
F7570 hardcover..........US $27.95 CAN $36.95

TEACHING THE TREES: Lessons from the Forest
Joan Maloof.  Maloof embarks on a series of fact-filled expeditions into forests of the eastern United States.  Each essay offers a lesson in stewardship as it explores the interwoven connections between a tree species and the animals and insects whose lives depend on it - and who, in turn, work to ensure the tree's survival.  An inspiring collection of firsthand observations, whether it is the composition of forest air, the eagle's preference for nesting in loblolly pines, the growth rings of the bald cypress, or others.  A book that reminds us of "why we can never learn enough about the trees around us." 5 x 8-1/2, 176p, 18 figures, 2005.
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T7433 hardcover ..........US $24.95 CAN $29.95
T955X paperback ..........US $17.95 CAN $23.95

A SANCTUARY OF TREES: Beechnuts, Birdsongs, Baseball Bats, and Benedictions
Gene Logsdon.  We are all tree huggers, writes Logsdon.  But not just for sentimental or even environmental reasons.  Humans have always depended on trees for our food, shelter, livelihood, and safety.  His latest book offers a loving tribute to the woods, tracing the roots of his own home groves (OH) back to the Native Americans and revealing his own history and experiences living in many locations; each different, yet inextricably linked with trees and the natural world.  Logsdon shares many practical details of wood wisdom and the valuable lessons learned about a wide variety of trees: their distinct characteristics and the multiple benefits and uses they have. 6 x 9, 248p, 8-p color insert, 2012.
S4013 paperback..........US $19.95 CAN $26.95

EATING DIRT: Deep Forests, Big Timber, and Life with the Tree-Planting Tribe
Charlotte Gill.  The author spent 20 years working as a tree planter in the forests of Canada.  Following her million-tree career, in Eating Dirt, "Gill offers up a slice of tree-planting life in all of its soggy, gritty exuberance, while questioning the ability of conifer plantations to replace original forests that evolved over millennia into complex ecosystems.  She looks at logging's environmental impact and its boom-and-bust history, and touches on the versatility of wood, from which we have devised countless creations as diverse as textiles and airplane parts."  A treeplanter's vivid story of a unique subculture and the magical life of the forest. 5 x 8, 240p, 2011, 2012.
E7927 paperback..........US $19.95 CAN $19.95

TREE: A Life Story
David Suzuki, Wayne Grady (original art by Robert Bateman).  From renowned environmentalist and scientist David Suzuki and awarding-winning writer Wayne Grady, a clear, concise and captivating book that describes how the tree grows and receives nourishment and what role the tree plays in the forest throughout its life.  Tree also looks at the community of organisms that share its ecosystem, and the tree is placed within the context of the events going on in the larger world during the tree's lifetime.  An insightful reference. 5-1/4 x 7-1/2, 192p, 2004, 2007.
T126X paperback ..........US $16.95 CAN $18.95

TREES: Woodlands and Western Civilization
Richard Hayman.  A cultural history of man's relationship with trees and the woodlands.  From religious motifs, such as the Tree of Knowledge, to literature and poetry, trees have played integral roles in human culture and society.  Hayman also explores how our views of trees have been affected by the changing uses of woodland throughout history. 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 256p, 8p color insert, 10 b&w photos, 2003.
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T2992 hardcover..........US $55.00 CAN $68.95
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HUMANITREES: Exploring Human Nature through the Spirit of Trees
Joan Klostermann-Ketels.  "Takes us on a walk through the forest to explore aspects of our own human nature.  Using striking photographs of trees that represent these qualities, paired with inspirational quotes, this book encourages us to contemplate our relationship with something greater than ourselves."  This collection presents a new way of looking at trees.  Trees can have visible faces, stories, beauty, and hardship and their personalities are brought to life in this book.  "...The photographs and accompanying text inspire oneness with nature and illustrate how trees interact with all forms of life."  A profound look at the spirit and energy of trees. 7 x 7, 112p, 44 color + 7 b&w photos, 2010.
H5444 hardcover..........US $16.95 CAN $22.95

PERSONALITREES: Let the Human Spirit Awaken in the Presence of Trees
Joan Klostermann-Ketels.  Bringing together photographs of trees and inspirational quotes, this collection presents a new way of looking at trees.  Trees can have visible faces, stories, beauty, and hardship and their personalities are brought to life in this book.  "...The photographs and accompanying text inspire oneness with nature and illustrate how trees interact with all forms of life."  A profound look at the spirit and energy of trees. 7 x 7, 112p, 44 color + 7 b&w photos, 2010.
P1910 hardcover..........US $14.95 CAN $19.95

Michael Dombeck, Christopher Wood, Jack Williams.  A visionary new work from three of America's most knowledgeable experts on public lands.  Examines the history of public lands in the United States and considers the most pressing environmental and social problems facing them.  Drawing heavily on Leopold's land ethic, they offer specific suggestions for new directions in policy and management. 6 x 9, 232p, b&w illustrations, 2003.
F9563 paperback ..........US $30.00 CAN $36.95

THE WAY OF THE WOODS: Journeys Through American Forests
Linda Underhill.  Examines how forests and woodlands contribute to the life and health of the planet.  As she explores some of America's most extraordinary forests (including the old growth groves of Pennsylvania's Cook forest, the endangered hemlock forests of Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains, the giant sequoias of California's Sierra Mountains, the rainforest of Washington State's Olympia Peninsula. etc.), Underhill reveals insights about the importance of forest conservation ( preserving old growth
and wildlife habitat), the significance of urban forests, and the role of fire in the regeneration of forests.  "A mix of science and personal reflection for anyone intrigued by the magnificence and mystery of American forests." 6 x 9, 160p, 2009.
W5682 paperback..........US $18.95 CAN $24.95

THE NEW ECONOMY OF NATURE: The Quest to Make Conservation Profitable
Gretchen C. Daily, Katherine Ellison.  An informative look at a new "new economy" - a system that recognizes the worth of natural systems and the potential profits in protecting them.  Provides examples from around the world of people pioneering new approaches to conservation.  Describes the dynamic interplay of science, economics, business, and politics that will be needed to create successful models and lasting institutions for conservation. 6 x 9, 250p, index, 2002.
N1546 paperback ..........US $30.00 CAN $36.95

Bernd Heinrich.  1998 Winner - New England Book Award Best Nonfiction.  A forest "biography" revealing the drama and grandeur of a forest's complexity and mystery.  In a book destined to become a classic, acclaimed nature writer Heinrich takes readers on an eye-opening journey through the hidden life of a forest, illustrating the interrelationships of plant, animal, and man.  Through a blend of memoir and science, readers will get to see the forest and the trees. 6 x 9-1/4, 256p, 1998.
T9421 paperback ..........US $14.99 CAN $18.99

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, designed by John Elder. Together in one volume, Emerson's Nature and Thoreau's Walking, writing that defines Americans' distinct relationship to nature.  Though written nearly 30 years apart, the two works express similar feelings and make perfect companions - Library Journal. 5 x 8, 144p, reissue 1994.
N4192 paperback ..........US $14.00 CAN $18.95

LIVES OF TREES: An Uncommon History
Diana Wells.  Examines our deep-rooted relationship with trees.  Investigates the names and meanings of trees, their legends and lore, and reminds us of just how innately bound we are to them - depended on them for food, shade, shelter and fuel, not to mention furniture, musical instruments, medicine utensils and more.  Wells also reveals "the curious and the captivating": At one time, a worm found in a hazelnut prognosticated ill fortune.  Rowan trees were planted in churchyards to prevent the dead from rising from their graves.  Greek arrows were soaked in deadly yew, and
Shakespeare's witches in Macbeth used "Gall of goat and slips of Yew" to make their lethal brew.  All this and more in this informative, engaging work. 6-1/2 x 8-1/4, 368p, b&w illustrations, 2009.
L491X hardcover..........US $19.95 CAN $26.95

WISDOM OF TREES; Mysteries, Magic, and Medicine
Jane Gifford.  A stunning illustrated volume filled with the ancient wisdom, folklore, medicine, and mythology of trees - like the beech, ash, alder, pine, elder, yew, and more.  Every entry includes a discussion of traditional meanings, its Celtic name, healing properties, flower remedies, folklore, culinary uses, and more. 8-1/4 x 10-1/4, 160p (all in color), 2000.
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W7860 paperback ..........US $14.95 CAN $19.95
W7852 hardcover ..........US $24.95 CAN $32.95

STIRRING THE MUD: On Swamps, Bogs, and Human Imagination
Barbara Hurd.  L.A. Times Book of the Year.  "A book of lyrical, poetic, playful essays [from] the bard of bogs, the Walt Whitman of the wetlands, the poet laureate of mud."  Explores the seductive allure of bogs, swamps, and wetlands.  Hurd's forays provide fertile ground for rich thoughts about mythology, literature, Eastern spirituality, and human longing. 5-1/2 x 8-1/4, 160p, 2003.
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S5123 paperback ..........US $12.00 CAN $16.00

Alianor True, ed., forward by Stephen Pyne.  A collection of some of the finest stories and essays ever written about wildfire in America.  From Mark Twain to Norman Maclean, featured writers depict wildfires with remarkable depth and clarity.  An ecological perspective is well represented through the works of John Muir, Aldo Leopold, John McPhee, Ed Engle, Gretchen Yost, and more.  Firefighters from the front lines provide first-person perspectives, reliving their on-the-ground encounters. 6 x 9, 228p, 2001.
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W9075 paperback ..........US $22.00 CAN $27.95

IN A DARK WOOD: The Fight over Forests and the Myths of Nature
Alston Chase.  Presents a history of debates among ecologists over what constitutes good forestry, and a critique of the ecological reasoning behind contemporary strategies of preservation.  Chase argues that these strategies fail to promote biological diversity and may actually do more harm than good.  The book also offers examples of conservation strategies that work, but which are deemed politically incorrect and ignored. 6 x 9, 545p, 2001.
I7521 paperback ..........US $36.95 CAN $47.95

INSPIRED BY NATURE: Outdoor inspiration for all ages (A Take Along Book)
Amy Kelley, ed..  Nature inspires great writing.  Heavy in theme, but small in size.  Sample some of the best outdoor prose in this anthology of classic and modern thoughts on nature, from Thoreau, Muir, to Terry Tempest Williams, and more.  A great companion to any outdoor adventure. 4-1/4 x 7, 128p, illustrations, 2000.
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I9209 softcover ..........US $7.95 CAN $10.95

Living with Nature

KEEPERS OF THE TREES: A Guide to Re-Greening North America
Ann Linnea.  Tells the life stories of fourteen (14) people whose lives have been shaped by trees - featuring the true stories of a tree doctor, big tree hunter Will Blozan, the founder of TreePeople, and 94-year-old logger Merve Wilkinson.  Each tree keeper reveals the inspiration and organization behind their advocacy with detailed explanations and touching stories of how their lives have come to be shaped by the forests they are fighting to preserve.  Keepers of the Trees includes stories from all over North America.  A book filled with inspirational stories of conservation, healing, passion, and advocacy for any classroom, conservationist, activist, and nature lover. 8 x 10, 256p, 100 color photos, 2010.
K0078 hardcover..........US $24.95 CAN $36.95

THE LAND BETWEEN: Encounters on the Edge of the Canadian Shield
Thomas McIlwraith, ed..  This collection of 46 essays and stories explores the flora, fauna, landscape, history, geology, literature and mythology of one of Canada's undiscovered ecotomes.  Ranging from the southern edge of the Algonquin Dome to the outskirts of Kingston, Ontario, The Land Between is rich in history, recreation, and unique species.  It is a complex, irregularly-shaped strip of land about 240 km long and 20-40 km wide, its core of two strips - Precambrian, and Ordovician.  Parts of The Land Between comprise some of Ontario's beloved cottage country.  The area is a storehouse of biodiversity.  A taste of the rich history, unique culture, and diverse nature across this region. 9 x 9, 167p, 2013.
L2115 paperback..........US $29.95 CAN $29.95

THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES: Lost Groves, Champion Trees, and an Urgent Plan to Save the Planet
Jim Robbins.  “When is the best time to plant a tree?  Twenty years ago.  The second best time?  Today.” - Chinese proverb.  This is the story of David Milarch, a northern Michigan nurseryman, who set out to clone the champion trees of the world - the largest, the hardiest, the ones that had survived millennia and were most resilient to climate change - and create a kind of Noah’s ark of tree genetics.  Twenty years later, Milarch and his team has successfully cloned some of the world’s oldest trees - among them giant redwoods and sequoias, and grown seedlings from the oldest tree in the world, the Bristlecone pine Methuselah.  Both a fascinating investigation into the world of trees and the inspiring story of one man’s quest to help save the planet. 6 x 8-1/2, 240p, b&w illustrations, 2012, 2015 (pb).
M1292 paperback..........US $16.00 CAN $19.00

Jean Giono; forward by Wangari Maathai.  This extraordinary fable brings to life a shepherd who plants one hundred acorns a day for thirty years.  The shepherd's tireless efforts transform the countryside, revitalize his community, and teach us about hope, humanity, and our own ability to create change in the world.  A captivating and inspiring story about the virtues of environmental stewardship and tireless service. 6 x 9, 80p, b&w illustrations, 2007.
M2819 paperback..........US $10.00 CAN $13.95

THE WILD TREES: A Story of Passion and Daring
Richard Preston.  The story of a tiny group of daring botanists and amateur naturalists that found a lost world above Northern California (the canopy of these majestic coast redwood trees, Sequoia sempervirens), a world that is dangerous, hauntingly beautiful, and unexplored.  Mixed with personal stories of these "canopy voyagers," Preston instructs readers in the history of old-growth forests, explains forest-floor and canopy ecology, tells how gadgets and techniques to climb were invented and introduces recreational tree-climbing as a sport.  "An amazing adventure story about these great wonders of nature told in novelistic detail by a master of nonfiction narrative." 6-1/4 x 9-1/4, 320p, b&w illustrations, map, 2007.
W4899 hardcover ..........US $25.95 CAN $32.00
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GOOD WOOD: Growth, Loss and Renewal
Steven Radosevich.  A collection of personal essays on farming, forestry, and family in the Pacific Northwest.  As keeper of the old family orchard (WA's Yakima Valley) and tender of a new family farm/vineyard (OR's Willamette Valley), Radosevich examines how choices we make in life -some measured and intentional, while others are not - affect the health of people and places.  From a forest ecologist, a farmer and a father, work-hardened truths about the desperate choices we must make to live on the land with love, respect, and common decency. 6 x 9, 148p, 2005.
G1156 paperback ..........US $18.95 CAN $24.95

Sharon Stratton.  Stratton's described account of her career as a fire-tower observer in Alberta.  Reveals how fire-tower observers live, shedding light on the community of observers stationed in towers and lookout sites throughout the boreal forests.  Through her words, it's possible to experience the rush of adrenaline she feels when she spots and reports fires from atop her 100-foot tower, and to discover with her the beauty and diversity of the flora and fauna.  "Anyone who dreams of a solitary, simple existence will find Between Forest and Sky a memorable read." 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 224p, 15 b&w photos, 2006.
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B4166 paperback ..........US $16.95 CAN $19.95

THE GOLDEN SPRUCE: A True Story of Myth, Madness and Greed
John Vaillant.  Award Winner.  A powerful man-versus-nature account set in British Columbia's Queen Charlotte Islands.  Features two legendary individuals: a uniquely golden 300-year-old Sitka spruce, sacred to the Haida Indians and beloved by local loggers, and; Grant Hadwin, a logger turned champion of old-growth forests who ultimately destroys what he loves.  The felling of the mythic giant golden spruce takes on a potent symbolism in this probing study of an unprecedented act of eco-vandalism.  "This tragic tale goes right to the heart of the conflicts among loggers, native rights activists, and environmentalists, and induces us to more deeply consider the consequences of our habits of destruction." 6-1/4 x 9-1/4, 272p, b&w photos + illustrations, 2005.
G6468 paperback ..........US $16.95 CAN $21.00

THE MEANING OF TREES: Botany, History, Healing, Lore
Fred Hageneder.  Presents the cultural and biological details on fifty (50) of the world's most beloved trees, including the dogwood, maple, redwood, pomegranate and olive.  Covers physical descriptions, symbolism from different cultures and eras, medicinal properties, magical associations, literary references, and practical uses for the wood, barks and leaves.  A book that will appeal to those interested in trees, including their powerful influence on humans throughout history. 8-1/2 x 11, 224p, 70 color photos + 20 illustrations, 2005.
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M823X paperback ..........US $19.95 CAN $26.95

WILD MOMENTS: Reveling in Nature's Signs, Songs, Cycles, and Curious Creatures
Ted Williams; Connie Isbell, ed..  For more than 30 years, Ted Williams has been one of the most respected nature writers in the United States.  This is a collection of Williams' beautifully crafted seasonal observation columns.  Written in an inviting, accessible and entertaining style, these columns are packed with information on a broad range of topics from all across North America.  A book sure to be prized by his fans and by nature watchers everywhere. 5-5/8 x 9-1/8, 208p, illustrations throughout, 2004.
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W5287 hardcover ..........US $22.95 CAN $28.95

DISCOVER NATURE IN WINTER: Things to know and things to do
Elizabeth Lawlor.  An informative text on winter stargazing, wildlife behavior, coniferous and deciduous trees, melt-freeze cycles, and more combines with dozens of simple activities to produce a fun, hands-on introduction to nature in winter.  Perfect for the whole family - "uncover the fascinating world that emerges when the temperature drops outside." 6 x 9, 208p, 150 b&w illustrations, 1998.
D719X paperback ..........US $14.95 CAN $19.95

Krista Kagume.  Features more than 400 species of plants (140+) and animals (240+) commonly encountered in Ontario.  Sections include: mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles, fish, invertebrates, trees, shrubs, herbs, grasses and ferns.  Combined with a color illustration, each account includes common and scientific names, native uses, natural history, animal behavior, ecology and range, and more.  Includes Ontario's eco-regions and top wildlife watching sites.  A valuable reference for the weekend naturalist, plus a great guide for parents to share with children as an introduction to Ontario's great outdoors. 8-1/2 x 5-1/2, 224p, color illustrations, 2008.
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O5643 paperback..........US $16.95 CAN $19.95

GREAT LAKES NATURE: An Outdoor Year (Revised ed.)
Mary Blocksma.  From blue moons to bald eagles, a guide to nature's everyday but often-overlooked gems.  Blocksma discovers a treasure trove of tips, hints, and trivia as she sets out to identify her Great Lakes environment just a name at a time - whether it's a bird, tree, or natural phenomenon, etc..  The result is a book that educates through discovery as it transports the armchair explorer out of the living room and into the forests and wetlands of the Great Lakes region. 6 x 9, 350p, color illustrations throughout, 2004.
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G982X paperback  ..........US $22.95 CAN $29.95

THORNAPPLES: The Comings, Goings, and Outdoor Doings of a Naturalist
Charles Fergus.  A "best of" collection of Fergus' writings from the popular Thornapples column and other magazines.  Following a fox, gathering nuts, watching fireflies, tracking a bear, hunting for deer, searching for giant trees, camping alone a year of adventures and rambles in the natural world, all described in detail and filled with the timeless spirit of the great outdoors. 5 x 8, 272p, 13 drawings, 2001.
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T946X paperback ..........US $16.95 CAN $21.95

Bernd Heinrich.  Heinrich's personal account of his year spent alone in a cabin, with no running water or electricity, built of hand-cut logs he dragged out of the woods with a team of oxen.  Brings readers back to the drama in small things, when life is lived consciously. 6 x 9, 250p, b&w illustrations, 1995.
Y9392 paperback ..........US $18.95 CAN $23.00

CACHE LAKE COUNTRY: Life in the North Woods
John Rowlands.  Winner - National Outdoor Book Award.  This woodsman shares his wisdom about the woods and the inventiveness and self-reliance they demand.  Explains how to make 100's of ingenious and useful gadgets.  A mix of folklore and philosophy with a wealth of woodcraft information. 5-1/2 x 8-1/4, 272p, 230 line drawings, orig. pub. 1947, reprint 1998.
C4211 paperback ..........US $18.95 CAN $20.00
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Curt Stager.  A series of natural science essays offers an exploration of the lives of animals, plants, and fungi commonly found in the conifer, hardwood, and mixed wood forests of Northeast North America.  Combines the latest scientific literature with personal observations.  Inspires readers that getting in touch with nature can be as simple as looking around our own backyards. 6 x 9, 320p, 20 illustrations, 1999.
F5722 paperback ..........US $19.95 CAN $26.95

Classic Conservation Titles

SILENT SPRING (Anniversary Edition)
Rachel Carson.  This 40th anniversary edition celebrates Carson's watershed book that inspired a generation of environmental activists.  Features a new introduction by the author and activist Terry Tempest Williams and a new afterword by acclaimed Carson biographer, Linda Lear. 5-1/2 x 8-1/4, 400p, 2002.
S9060 paperback ..........US $14.95 CAN $18.95

SAND COUNTY ALMANAC - with Essays on Conservation from Round River (2/e)
Aldo Leopold.  This remains one of the best and most readable introductions to the general principles of ecology, including the effects of annual cycles. 5 x 8-1/2, 256p, 1949, reprint 1989.
S7778 paperback ..........US $12.95 CAN $16.95

SAND COUNTY ALMANAC: With Essays on Conservation
Aldo Leopold, intro by Kenneth Bower.  One of the finest examples of nature writing since Thoreau's Walden is now available in a redesigned and illustrated gift edition, featuring over 100 color photographs by Michael Sewell, one of America's leading nature photographers.  Sewell walked Leopold's property in Wisconsin and found images that resonate side by side with Aldo's words, allowing readers to experience this classic work as never before. 9 x 12, 192p, color photos, 2001.
S6174 hardcover ..........US $45.00 CAN $45.00

WALDEN (Anniversary edition)
Henry David Thoreau, w/ Bill McKibben.  On the 150th anniversary of its publication, a new edition of the nature classic.  Thoreau's groundbreaking book has influenced generations of readers and continues to inspire and inform anyone with an open mind and a love of nature.  With Bill McKibben providing a newly revised Introduction and helpful annotations that place Thoreau firmly in his role as cultural and spiritual seer, this edition of Walden for the new millennium is more accessible and relevant than ever. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 336p, 2004.
W4257 paperback  ..........US $9.95 CAN $13.95

Leaders in Nature & Conservation

ALDO LEOPOLD'S ODYSSEY: Rediscovering the Author of A Sand County Almanac
Julianne Lutz Newton.  Retraces the intellectual journey of a household icon of the environmental movement, Aldo Leopold (1887-1948).  Seeking to learn "who is the man behind the words" and "how did he arrive at his profound and poetic insights," inspiring generations of environmentalists, the book illuminates Leopold's lifelong quest for answers to a fundamental issue: how can people live prosperously on the land and keep it healthy, too?   More than a biography, this volume is a guide to one man's intellectual growth, and an inspirational resource for anyone pondering the relationships between people and the land. 6 x 9, 472p, photos, 2006, 2008.
A4423 paperback ..........US $35.00 CAN $45.95

David Brown, Neil Carmony, eds..  A collection of twenty-six (26) of Aldo Leopold's little-known essays and articles published between 1915 and 1948.  While employed as a forester in the Southwest, he developed his ecological ideas in articles written for newspapers, newsletters, magazines, and journals.  On a daily basis, the young forester grappled with concrete ecological problems and groped for practical solutions.  The sum of his experience is the ecological wisdom of his classic A Sand County Almanac (1949).  This collection is arranged to show Leopold evolving from a naive forester to a mature professional and finally to a passionate environmental advocate.  Each article is followed by the editors' commentaries on its significance to the development of Leopold's philosophy. 5-1/2 x 8-1/4, 260p, 27 b&w photos, 1 illustration, 1995.
A5801 paperback..........US $24.95 CAN $31.95

ALDO LEOPOLD: A Fierce Green Fire
Marybeth Lorbiecki.  This short, illustrated biography tells the life story of the foremost American conservationist of the twentieth century.  Leopold dedicated his life to articulate an American land ethic that answers the question: "How can we live on the land without spoiling it?"  Reveals the background, early inspirations, struggles, and triumphs of the author of the environmental classics A Sand County Almanac and Round River. 6 x 9, 224p, 50 b&w photos, 1996, 2005.
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A6631 paperback ..........US $14.95 CAN $19.95

LEOPOLD'S SHACK AND RICKETTS'S LAB: The Emergence of Environmentalism
Michael Lannoo.  Aldo Leopold and Ed Ricketts are giants in the history of environmental awareness.  They were born ten years and only about 200 miles apart and died within weeks of each other.  Yet they never met, nor did they read each other's work.  This book reveals the full extent of their profound and parallel influence both on science and our perception of natural world today.  In a lively comparison, Lannoo shows how deeply these two ecological luminaries influenced the emergence both of environmentalism and conservation biology.  In the face of today's challenges, their most important shared idea - that humans cannot place themselves above earth's ecosystems and continue to survive - continues to emerge as a powerful key to the future. 5-1/2 x 8-1/4, 216p, 2010.
L4789 hardcover..........US $29.95 CAN $42.95

John Muir.  Although born at Dunbar, Scotland in 1838, Muir is still revered as "Father of the National Parks" and "Herald of the Conservation Movement."  This collection presents the finest of Muir's writings, including his finest autobiographical books, The Story of My Boyhood and Youth and My First Summer in the Sierra, along with the best of his climbing and conservation essays from: The Mountains of California, Our National Parks, The Yosemite and Steep Trails.  It offers a rounded portrait of Muir as a giant of American letters; of a visionary, whose passionate defence of "everything that is Wild," still reverberates through today's environmental movement, inspiring new generations of activists and all who love the natural world. 5 x 7-3/4, 320p, 2009.
J6978 paperback..........US $18.95 CAN $19.95

SON OF THE WILDERNESS: The Life of John Muir (Updated ed.)
Linnie Marsh Wolfe  A Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of John Muir.  Reveals a full portrait of Muir, not only as America's firebrand conservationist and founder of the national park system, but also as husband, father, and friend.  Follows Muir from his ancestral home in Scotland, through his early years in the harsh Wisconsin wilderness, to his history-making pilgrimage to California.  An enlightening book that will remain the standard Muir biography. 5-3/8 x 8-3/8, 408p, 46 b&w photos, 1945, 2003.
S6342 paperback ..........US $24.95  CAN $32.95
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Edward Hoagland.  Insightful observations on nature by the finest essayist of our time - "the Thoreau of our time" - Washington Post.  His subjects range from the natural history of owls to the mystery of wolves; the nature of a bear-stalker; admirable qualities of other creatures; and the intricate workings of an old farm's ecosystem.  Hoagland's exploration, from the boreal forest of Maine to the brawny Belize River, illuminates both the exotic and the wilds of our own backyards.  A book that "will forever change the way you view the natural world." 7 x 9-1/4, 512p, 2003.
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H6348 paperback ..........US $16.95 CAN $22.95

AT THE FOREST'S EDGE: Memoir of a Physician-Naturalist
David Hellyer.  During the past century, many great men with passion and spirit have made an effort to help preserve the wildlife on our planet.  David Hellyer is one of these men.  His book, At the Forest's Edge, is a great collection of remembrances of his life, leading up to the opening of the Northwest Trek Wildlife Park in Washington State.  His enduring memories of times, places, and people make for a fascinating tale 6 x 9, 374p, 52 b&w photos, 2000.
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A9151 paperback ..........US $15.95 CAN $19.95

THE MEANING OF WILDERNESS: Essential Articles and Speeches
Sigurd Olson, David Backes, ed..  A collection of the rarest writing by one of the greatest environmentalists of the 20th century, including previously unpublished pieces.  Olson introduced a generation of readers to the importance of wilderness.  A lively look at the evolution of one of environmentalism's greatest figures. 5-3/8 x 8-1/2, 232p, 2001.
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M7083 hardcover ..........US $24.95 CAN $33.95

THE ESSENTIAL ALDO LEOPOLD: Quotations and Commentaries
Curt Meine, Richard Knight, eds..  For the first time, the most important quotations from the writing of the great conservationist Aldo Leopold are gathered in one volume.  From conservation education to wildlife ecology, from wilderness protection to soil and water conservation, the works of Leopold continue to have a profound influence on those seeking to understand the land and its care. 6-1/4 x 9-1/8, 384p, 21 b&w photos, 2000, 2005. 
E554X paperback ..........US $24.95 CAN $28.95

FOR THE HEALTH OF THE LAND: Previously Unpublished Essays and Other Writings
Aldo Leopold; J. Baird Callicott, Eric T. Freyfogle, eds..  A new collection of rare and previously unpublished essays builds on Leopold's vision of ethical land use and develops the concept of "land health" and the practical measures landowners can take to sustain it.  The conservation message and practical ideas are as relevant today as they were when first written over fifty years ago.  A stunning addition to the literary legacy of Aldo Leopold. 5-1/2 x 8, 240p, illustrations, 1999.
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F7641 paperback (2001) ..........US $30.00 CAN $40.00

Char Miller.  A new biography offers a fresh interpretation of the life and work of the famed conservationist and progressive politician.  Describes his work as the first chief of the U.S. Forest Service (1898-1910), and offers an extensive examination of his post-federal career.  In addition to Pinchot's role in the environmental movement, Miller sets forth an engaging description and analysis of the man, his character, passions, and personality, and the larger world through which he moved. 6 x 9, 384p, b&w photos, 2001.
G8230 paperback ..........US $16.00 CAN $18.95

LOST WOODS: The Discovered Writing of Rachel Carson
Rachel Carson; Linda Lear, ed..  A trove of Carson writing never before published or collected.  This collection includes examples of her early, often remarkable, nature writing for newspapers and journal observations.  Creates a vivid record of Carson's environmental activism. 5-1/2 x 8-1/4, 240p, 1998.
L5464 hardcover ..........US $23.00 CAN $28.95
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BREAKING NEW GROUND (Commemorative edition)
Gifford Pinchot, Char Miller, V. Alaric Sample.  An autobiography of Gifford Pinchot, founder of the U.S. Forest Service.  A tale of his efforts to wrest the forests from special interests and bring them under management for multiple and long-range use.  New introduction by Sample traces the evolution of Pinchot's career in the context of his time.  An insightful reference that is essential reading for anyone interested in understanding the basis of the present national forest policy, as well as the origins of the conservation movement. 8-1/2 x 5-1/2, 546p, illustrations, 1998.
B670X paperback ..........US $40.00 CAN $59.95

Harold Steen, ed..  Conservationist Gifford Pinchot's diary entries, from 1889 until his death (1946), offer a unique window into the conservation movement as it evolved.  The time marked a huge shift in the role of government in conserving natural resources.  The entries are organized into topical sections, with an introduction that offers context and background.  The diaries promote a better understanding of his autobiography, Breaking New Ground (B670X). 7 x 9, 250p, photos, illustrations, 2001.
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C0607 paperback ..........US $30.00 CAN $45.00

Woodland 'Gardening'

Karan Junker.  Drawing on over 20 years of experience running a thriving woodland nursery, Junker provides advice to gardeners at all levels of experience on the unique challenges of woodland gardening, including managing light levels, choosing the right plant for the right place, and achieving the well-balanced soil structure.  Features: a comprehensive A-Z plant directory to more than 2000 woodland plants; extensive planting suggestions; discussions of plants to avoid, and; more.  "An authoritative and encyclopedic guide to the spectacular variety and beauty of woodland plants" -  Booklist. 7-3/8 x 10-3/8, 384p, 352 color photos, 2007.
G8211 hardcover ..........US $39.95 CAN $54.95

CREATING A FOREST GARDEN: Working with Nature to Grow Edible Crops
Martin Crawford.  A forest garden is a managed ecosystem modelled on the structure of a young natural woodland, with a diversity of crops grown in different vertical layers.  Unlike in a conventional garden, nature does most of the work for you.  This book tells you everything you need to know - whether you want to plant a small area in your back garden or develop a larger plot.  Includes advice on planning, design (using permaculture principles), planting and maintenance, and a detailed directory of 500+ trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials, herbs, annuals, root crops and climbers (almost all of them edible).  "...A seminal piece of work on truly sustainable gardening."
8-3/4 x 11, 336p, color photos throughout, line drawings, 2010. OVERSIZE.
C2625 hardcover..........US $49.95 CAN $68.95

THE AMERICAN WOODLAND GARDEN: Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest
Rick Darke.  This award-winning author promotes and illustrates a garden aesthetic based on the strengths and opportunities of the woodland.  An alphabetical listing of woodland plants offers useful advice for every garden emphasizing native trees, shrubs, vines, ferns, grasses, sedges, and flowering perennials that fit the forest aesthetic.  Photographs show both the natural palette of plants in the wild and the effects achieved with them in garden settings. 10 x 11, 378p, 738 color photos, 4 color charts, 2 line drawings, 1 map, 2002. OVERSIZE.
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A5454 hardcover ..........US $49.95 CAN $68.95

FOREST GARDENING: Cultivating an Edible Landscape
Robert Hart.  An English classic updated for North America.  A good introduction to permaculture.  Create your own perennial food-producing garden based on a model of a natural woodland with its many levels of growth from ground covers to tree canopies. 5-3/8 x 8-3/8, 224p, color photos, b&w illustrations, 1996.
F1849 paperback  ..........US $25.00 CAN $32.95
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Patrick Whitefield.  An "all you need to know" guide to creating a forest garden - a food-producing garden based on the model of a natural woodland or forest.  Contains descriptions of more than 100 plants, from fruit and nut trees, fruit bushes to perennial vegetables and herbs.  It can be tailored to fit any space, from a tiny urban backyard to a large rural garden. 8 x 11, 184p, b&w photos, drawings, 2000.
H0082 paperback ..........US $30.00 CAN $39.95
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Clarence & Eleanor Birdseye.  Explains inter-relationships of trees, wildflowers, ferns, bacteria and soil of woodlands, suggesting ways of preparing large and small wildflower gardens.  Describes when, where, and how to gather woodland plants.  Adds detailed information on over 200 wildflowers and ferns.  A timeless reference. 5-3/8 x 8-1/2, 233p, 195 illustrations, 1951.
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G6610 paperback ..........US $8.95 CAN $12.95

THE WOODLAND GARDEN: Planting in Harmony with Nature
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W6113 paperback ..........US $24.95 CAN $35.00

Natural Insights/References

Rutherford Platt.  Fascinating, fact-filled reference provides the naturally curious as well as the veteran botanists with: detailed histories on trees; data about age, size and weight; suggestions for identifying trees; a selection of poems, and; more.  An insightful and interesting read for those with an interest in trees. 5-1/4 x 8-1/4, 352p, 21 b&w photos, 100+ illustrations, 1959, reprint 1992.
Q0386 paperback  ..........US $8.95 CAN $12.95

THE HIDDEN LIFE OF TREES: What They Feel, How They Communicate (Discoveries from a Secret World)
Peter Wohlleben.  A forester's fascinating stories, supported by the latest research, reveal the extraordinary world of forests and illustrate how trees communicate and care for each other – “the forest is a social network.”  Draws on groundbreaking scientific discoveries to describe how trees are like human families; tree parents live together with their children, communicate with them, support them as they grow, share nutrients with those who are sick or struggling, and even warn each other of impending dangers.  “...With their newfound understanding of the delightfully complex life of trees, readers will never be able to look at a walk in the woods the same way again.” 5-1/4 x 7-1/2, 288p, 1 b&w illustration, 2016.
H2484 hardcover..........US $24.95 CAN $29.95

DISCOVERING NATURAL PROCESSES: beauty in nature's ways
Gray Merriam, photography by Jeff Amos.  "Takes readers on a journey into important processes that control much of what happens in nature and do all the work that gives environmental systems the potential to be self-maintaining - true sustainability."  Reading the brief essays on each of the processes or scanning the gallery-quality photographs that illustrate each process will prompt readers to think about the role of that process in sustainable ecological systems.  A thought-provoking introduction to understanding some of the most elementary processes of nature. 9-3/4 x 11-1/4, 166p, b&w photos throughout, 2005, 2010.
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D1742 hardcover..........US $29.95 CAN $29.95

THE FOREST UNSEEN: A Year's Watch in Nature
David George Haskell.  A biologist reveals the secret world hidden in a single square meter of forest.  Haskell uses this patch of old-growth Tennessee forest as a window onto the entire natural world.  Visiting it each week for a year, he brings the forest and its inhabitants to vivid life.  Each chapter begins with a simple observation: a salamander scuttling across the leaf litter; the first blossom of spring wildflowers.  From these, the author spins a brilliant web of biology and ecology, explaining the science that binds together the tiniest microbes and the largest mammals and describing the ecosystems that have cycled for thousands - sometimes millions - of years.  "The Forest Unseen is a grand tour of nature in all its profundity.  Haskell is a perfect guide into the world that exists beneath our feet and beyond our backyards." 5-1/2 x 8-1/4, 288p, 2012, 2013 (pb).
F2940 paperback..........US $16.00 CAN $17.00

ECOLOGY: A Pocket Guide (Revised and Expanded)
Ernest Callenbach.  Explains over sixty (60) basic ecological concepts in an easy-to-use A-to-Z format.  An informative guide to achieving ecoliteracy - "an accessible entree into contemporary ecological thought. ...[Callenbach] gives us the basics to participate intelligently in the current debates about how to save the planet" - Tikkun.  New edition has been updated throughout and features new essays on the topics of biotechnology, global warming, migration, smell, and tourism.  A compact, accessible introduction providing readers with "the basic knowledge of all things ecological" to fundamental concepts of ecology. 4-1/2 x 7-1/4, 192p, 6 line drawings, 2008.
E7197 paperback..........US $16.95 CAN $23.95

John Adam.  How tall is that tree?  How far away is that cloud, and how heavy is it?  Why are the droplets on that spider web spaced apart so evenly?  If you have ever asked questions like these while outdoors, and wondered how you might figure out the answers, this is a book for you.  An entertaining and informative collection of ninety-six (96) fascinating puzzles from the natural world around us (many common natural phenomena - and a few uncommon ones), A Mathematical Nature Walk will delight anyone who loves nature or math or both. 6 x 9, 296p, 17 color + 22 b&w illustrations, 97 line illustrations, 2011.
M2653 paperback..........US $20.95 CAN $27.95

Liberty H. Bailey.  Covers virtually every aspect of the subject of how plants get their names and what those names signify.  Reveals the confusion resulting from misleading popular names and points out the advantages of a sound, scientific approach. 5-1/2 x 8-/2, 181p, 11 illustrations, 1933.
H796X paperback ..........US $7.95 CAN $11.95

WINTER: An Ecological Handbook
James Halfpenny, Roy Ozanne.  A guide for anyone who is curious - or needs to know - about winter.  Addresses questions like "what is winter?"  Covers how plants, insects, birds, and mammals adapt.  Discusses winter perceptions, adaptations, hazards, travelling, camping, and equipment.  Useful for naturalists, winter sports enthusiasts, residents of cold climates and others who deal with winter on a daily basis. 6 x 9, 288p, 155 two-color illustrations, 1989.
W0363 paperback ..........US $18.00 CAN $24.00

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