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Trees & Forests

  • Identifying Trees of the Eastby Michael D. Williams

    Stackpole Books 2017; US$ 28.99

    This popular guide for identifying trees in any season features 600 color photos and 200 line drawings showing bark, branching patterns, fruits, flowers, nuts, leaves, and more. Covers every common tree in eastern North America, updated with the latest taxonomy and 130 range maps. Useful in the field or at home; field tested by forestry experts.... more...

  • Sponby Barn The Spoon

    Ebury Publishing 2017; US$ 28.19

    'No one in Britain knows more about crafting a spoon from greenwood than Barn The Spoon.' Guardian ' London's most famous and charismatic spoon whittler ... King of the whittlers.' Sunday Telegraph Barn The Spoon, as he?s affectionately known is a rare master craftsman in the art of spoon carving. In this book he generously shares his extraordinary... more...

  • Jungle Survivalby Penguin Books Ltd

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 5.63

    **The Air Ministry's emergency survival series makes the perfect FATHER'S DAY gift for Dads who think they'd survive the world's most hostile environments - or at least imagine they could do!** First issued to airmen in the 1950s, the Air Ministry's Jungle Survival guide includes emergency advice to crew operating over the jungle regions.... more...

  • Methods in Stream Ecologyby F. Richard Hauer; Gary A. Lamberti

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 79.95

    Methods in Stream Ecology: Volume 2: Ecosystem Structure, Third Edition, provides a complete series of field and laboratory protocols in stream ecology that are ideal for teaching or conducting research. This new two-part edition is updated to reflect recent advances in the technology associated with ecological assessment of streams, including remote... more...

  • An Enduring Wildernessby Burley Robert

    ECW Press 2017; US$ 38.99

    Featuring tributes from award-winning writers. In a city sometimes referred to as "The Big Smoke," Toronto’s extensive network of sunken rivers, forested vales, and expansive shoreline has been too often overlooked, neglected, or forgotten. However, the last 25 years has seen these distinctive landscapes rediscovered and even embraced... more...

  • Summary and Analysis of The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate?Discoveries from a Secret Worldby Worth Books

    Worth Books 2017; US$ 3.50

    So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The Hidden Life of Trees tells you what you need to know?before or after you read Peter Wohlleben?s book.   Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader.   This short summary and analysis of The Hidden... more...

  • Thoreau and the Language of Treesby Richard Higgins

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 24.95

    Trees were central to Henry David Thoreau?s creativity as a writer, his work as a naturalist, his thought, and his inner life. His portraits of them were so perfect, it was as if he could see the sap flowing beneath their bark. When Thoreau wrote that the poet loves the pine tree as his own shadow in the air, he was speaking about himself. In short,... more...

  • Sarapiquí Chronicleby Allen M. Young

    University of New Mexico Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    The abundant insect life of the rainforests of northeastern Costa Rica is the subject of this engaging book, first published over twenty-five years ago and now including two new chapters on the rise of ecotourism in the region. more...

  • Carbon Fibre from Ligninby Pratima Bajpai

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 48.08

    This book presents detailed information on the production and properties of carbon fibers derived from lignin precursors. Focusing on future directions in the carbon fiber industry, it also introduces a novel process for obtaining high-purity lignin, a key aspect in the manufacture of high-quality carbon fiber. Carbon fiber is currently the most preferred... more...

  • Pecanby Lenny Wells

    University of Alabama Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    Written in a manner suitable for a popular audience and including color photographs and recipes for some common uses of the nut, Pecan: America?s Native Nut Tree gathers scientific, historical, and anecdotal information to present a comprehensive view of the largely unknown story of the pecan. From the first written record of it made by the Spaniard... more...