Brimming with engaging writing and stirring photography, Forest is an ode to the natural world and a celebration of the relationship between humans and trees.Discover the secrets hidden within the Earth's lush woodlands and wild landscapes through photographs and stories about enchanting forests, magnificent trees, and people who live off the land.Journeying across North America, the United Kingdom, and Europe, writer Matt Collins and photographer Roo Lewis capture the history, science, and human stories behind some of the most enchanting natural environments in the world. • Explores the captivating history behind some of the world's most enchanting forests• Organized by tree species, including the hearty pines in Spain's Tamada forest, the towering firs of the American West, the striking Birch groves of Germany's Elbe Valley, and beyond• A blend of beautiful photographs, scientific trivia, and engaging human storiesForest is an arresting tribute to the magnificence of the natural world and a wonderful gift for anyone who enjoys spending time in the outdoors.Complete with gorgeous photography and engaging stories of people living in harmony with nature, readers will learn everything they dream of knowing about the forests of the world. • A handsome gift for photographers, travel and outdoor enthusiasts, environmentalists, and science lovers• A stunning way to learn about the world and the trees that surround us• Great for readers who couldn't get enough of The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben, Ancient Trees by Beth Moon, and Wise Trees by Diane Cook and Len Jenshel
From the acclaimed author of Spring Wildflowers of the Northeast, a beautifully illustrated follow-up introduction to the summer-blooming wildflowers of the northeastern United States and Canada
This exquisitely illustrated volume provides an accessible, in-depth introduction to summer-blooming wildflowers of the northeastern United States and Canada. Featuring more than 700 detailed color photos and a large, beautifully designed format, the book delves into the life histories of more than thirty-five wildflowers and their relatives, from common roadside favorites, such as asters and milkweeds, to interesting, lesser-known species, including Indian pipe and ginseng. Drawing on a wealth of personal experience and the latest scientific research, and presenting it all in terms anyone can understand, acclaimed naturalist and photographer Carol Gracie invites readers to enhance their appreciation of the beauty of these wildflowers by learning not just their names or how many petals they have, but what pollinates them, how their seeds are dispersed, how they interact with other plants and animals, how Native Americans and other people have used them, and other interesting facts.
Each species is illustrated with a range of detailed color photos that not only capture its beauty but illustrate the features discussed in the text and show the plant in its environment alongside the pollinators, herbivores, or seed dispersers with which, in many cases, the wildflower has evolved. Other topics covered include the naming of wildflowers; pathogens and pests; related species in other parts of the world; and wildflowers in history, literature, and art.
Presenting authoritative information in an inviting style, Summer Wildflowers of the Northeast is an ideal volume for wildflower lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, naturalists, students, and more.Showcases the most spectacular summer-blooming wildflowers of the northeastern United States and CanadaFeatures more than 700 stunning full-color photosCovers the life histories, lore, and uses of more than 35 species and their relativesCombines the latest scientific research with an easy-to-read styleFeatures species accounts for these wildflowers:
Alpine Wildflowers ● American Cranberry ● American Ginseng ● American Lotus ● Asters ● Beechdrops ● Blackberry-lily ● Bog Orchids ● Broad-leaved Helleborine ● Buckbean ● Bunchberry ● Cardinal Flower ● Chicory ● Common Milkweed ● Common Mullein ● Evening-Primrose ● Fringed Gentian ● Fringed Orchids ● Goldenrods ● Grass-of-Parnassus ● Indian Pipe ● Jewelweed ● Jimsonweed ● Lilies ● Patridge-berry ● Passion-flowers ● Pipsissewa ● Prickly Pear ● Purple Pitcher Plant ● Queen Anne’s Lace ● Showy Lady-slipper ● Swamp Rose-mallow ● Wild Leek ● Wild Lupine ● Yellow Pond-lily
Author Douglas Waitley invites you to step out of the air-conditioned shopping malls and crowded amusement parks and into Natural Florida. Reveals how to enjoy nature without discomfort.
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