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Trees & Forests

  • U.S. Timber Resource in a World Economy (Routledge Revivals)by John A. Zivnuska

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This book, first published in 1967, presents a concise picture of the demand and supply trends of timber around the world. Zivnuska provides a keen analysis of plans, prospects, and opportunities in the areas covered, and an interesting look at the North American forest economy. This book will be of interest to students of environmental studies and... more...

  • The Small Private Forest in the United States (Routledge Revivals)by Charles H. Stoddard

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Throughout the past few decades, the standard answer to the problem of low productivity in small private forests has been education . It has been assumed that the chief obstacle to "good" forestry has been lack of knowledge. But the stubborn persistence of the problem raises some doubts as to the efficacy of the remedy. In this book, first published... more...

  • Forestsby Jaboury Ghazoul

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 7.99

    Since the dawn of human civilization, forests have provided us with food, resources, and energy. The history of human development is also one of forest loss and transformation, and yet even in our increasingly urbanized societies we remain surprisingly dependent on forests for a wide range of goods and services. Moreover, forests still retain a remarkable... more...

  • Radical Environmentalismby John Cianchi

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Radical Environmentalism: Nature, Identity and More-than-human Agency provides a unique account of environmentalism ? one that highlights the voices of activists and the nature they defend. It will be of interest to both students and academics in green criminology, environmental sociology and nature?human studies more broadly. more...

  • O'Nightsby Cecily Parks

    Alice James Books 2015; US$ 15.95

    Cecily Parks is the author of the chapbook Cold Work (Poetry Society of America, 2005) and the collection Field Folly Snow (University of Georgia Press, 2008), which was a finalist for the Norma Farber First Book Award and the Glasgow/Shenandoah Prize for Emerging Writers. Her poems have appeared in Boston Review, Kenyon Review, Orion, Tin House,Virginia... more...

  • Forest Plans of North Americaby Jacek P. Siry; Pete Bettinger; Krista Merry; Donald L. Grebner; Kevin Boston; Chris Cieszewski

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 109.00

    Forest Plans of North America presents case studies of contemporary forest management plans developed for forests owned by federal, state, county, and municipal governments, communities, families, individuals, industry, investment organizations, conservation organizations, and others in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The book provides excellent... more...

  • Famous Trees of Texasby Gretchen Riley; Peter D Smith

    Texas A&M University Press 2015; US$ 70.00

    Famous Trees of Texas was first published in 1970 by the Texas Forest Service (now Texas A&M Forest Service), an organization created in 1915 and charged with protecting and sustaining the forests, trees, and other related natural resources of Texas. For the 100-year anniversary of TFS, the agency presents a new edition of this classic book, telling... more...

  • Urban Environmental Stewardship and Civic Engagementby Dana R. Fisher; Erika S. Svendsen; James Connolly

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Once considered the antithesis of a verdant and vibrant ecosystem, cities are now being hailed as highly efficient and complex social ecological systems. Emerging from the streets of the post-industrial city are well-tended community gardens, rooftop farms and other viable habitats capable of supporting native flora and fauna. At the forefront of... more...

  • Trees and Shrubs of Kentuckyby Mary E. Wharton; Roger W. Barbour

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 39.95

    This authoritative volume provides a comprehensive guide to the 282 species of woody plants found in Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee, and Eastern Missouri. Illustrated with more than 1,150 photographs, this book shows not only leaves and bark, but also buds, flowers, and fruits to enable you to recognize... more...

  • The Greening of the Southby Thomas D. Clark

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00

    In the early 1920s, in many a sawmill town across the South, the last quitting-time whistle signaled the cutting of the last log of a company's timber holdings and the end of an era in southern lumbering. It marked the end as well of the great primeval forest that covered most of the South when Europeans first invaded it. Much of the first forest,... more...