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- University of California Press 2008; US$ 19.96
World-renowned canopy biologist Nalini Nadkarni has climbed trees on four continents with scientists, students, artists, clergymen, musicians, activists, loggers, legislators, and Inuits, gathering diverse perspectives. In Between Earth and Sky, a rich tapestry of personal stories, information, art, and photography, she becomes our captivating guide... more...
- Falcon Guides 2010; US$ 13.99
An illustrated field guide to the most common edible wild plants, complete with recipes and folklore. more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2011; US$ 19.95
This introductory resource explains how to sustainably manage a wooded property, whether it?s a few acres in the suburbs or a small commercial forest. Readers will learn how to identify the type, health, and quality of their trees and woodland; how to plant, prune, and thin trees; how to improve their ecosystem by creating trails, adding water,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 6.99
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 century. Why on earth has the entirely land-loving Eastern Mole been named Scalopus aquaticus , or the Oxford Ragwort been called Senecio... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99
?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 Tree is the fullest and finest exploration I?ve ever read of how the useless delights to be discovered in nature... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
These Proceedings comprise two parts. Part I contains eight contributed papers on hydrology, fauna, soils, forests, agriculture and ecology. Part II comprises reports resulting from the five interdisciplinary workgroups whose participants included ecologists, botanists, zoologists, engineers, hydrologists, agrologists, dendrologists, resource managers... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 319.00
Covers various aspects of planning, designing, establishing and managing forests and trees and forests in and near urban areas. This book also sheds some light on the future perspectives for planning and managing urban forests and trees. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 289.00
The quality of life and sense of community that comes from our urban and community forests is enhanced when we can derive benefits from the living landscape. This book serves as a textbook for Urban/Community Forestry courses and a handbook for Shade Tree Commissions, tree wardens, State and National Forestry Services, and professional societies. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 179.00
Intended for those concerned with environmental management, noise control, and urban forestry, this book investigates noise control in urban environments. It covers topics, such as: dendrological characteristics of trees; factors affecting sound propagation in forest belts; economic aspects related to the value of urban trees; and more. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 129.00
Examines the roles of disturbance ecology, landscape ecology, ecological assembly, invasion biology, ecosystem health, and historical ecology in habitat restoration, and puts forward an argument that restoration within a successional context best incorporates and utilizes the lessons from each of these disciplines. more...