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Tree Thieves

Crime and Survival in North America's Woods

by Lyndsie Bourgon
edition: Hardcover
tagged: trees, natural resources, environmental conservation & protection

“An absorbing true-crime story and a fascinating examination of the deep and troubled relationship between people and forests.”
—Michelle Nijhuis, author of Beloved Beasts

A fast-paced investigation into timber poaching that reveals why stealing trees has become a billion-dollar industry.

Deep in the thickets of North America’s most ancient w …

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The Flora and Fauna of Stanley Park

An Explorer’s Guide

by Collin Varner
edition: eBook
tagged: regional, trees, flowers

A concise, full-colour guide to more than 200 native and introduced plant and animal species found in Vancouver’s famed city park.

Vancouver’s Stanley Park is known around the world as a natural oasis in the midst of Western Canada’s largest city. Unlike many urban parks, which are mostly cultivated, the 1,000-acre area now known as Stanley Pa …

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Ontario Trees

A visual guide to the most important species

illustrated by Jeffrey C. Domm
edition: Paperback
tagged: trees, forests & rainforests

This book enables easy identification of every common tree species in southern Ontario. It includes detailed visuals showing tree shape, leaf shape and colour, seed and cone size, and bark texture. Using the illustrations and key ID features, a tree can be identified in any season of the year. 

Author and illustrator Jeffrey C. Domm spent many weeks …

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Forest Walking

Discovering the Trees and Woodlands of North America

by Peter Wohlleben & Jane Billinghurst
edition: Paperback
tagged: trees, ontario, essays & travelogues, forests & rainforests

Awaken your senses and learn how to be a forest detective—with Peter Wohlleben, New York Times-bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees.

“This book will fast-track you into the joys of spending time amongst the trees.”—Tristan Gooley, author of The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs and How to Read Water

You'll be changed after rea …

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The Heartbeat of Trees

Embracing Our Ancient Bond with Forests and Nature

by Peter Wohlleben, translated by Jane Billinghurst
edition: Hardcover
tagged: trees, essays, botany

FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, THE HIDDEN LIFE OF TREES

A powerful return to the forest, where trees have heartbeats and roots are like brains that extend underground. Where the color green calms us, and the forest sharpens our senses.

In The Heartbeat of Trees, renowned forester Peter Wohlleben draws on new scientific discoveries …

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East Coast Trees and Shrubs

A visual guide to 50+ species in Atlantic Canada

by (artist) Jeffrey C. Domm
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged: trees, personal & practical guides, atlantic provinces

Get to know your own backyard and neighbourhood, and get acquainted with the trees and shrubs throughout the Atlantic region.

Features:

  • Highly realistic illustrations
  • Details and identifiers for featured species
  • Locations and natural history of heritage trees
  • Provincial maps showing the best parks and hiking trails for exploring old growth fore …
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The Way of the Gardener

Lost in the Weeds Along the Camino de Santiago

by Lyndon Penner
edition: eBook
tagged: spain & portugal, environmentalists & naturalists, trees, hiking

Reverence takes on a new meaning in this original memoir of an avid gardener walking the Camino de Santiago.

The Camino de Santiago has been a journey for pilgrims for more than 1,000 years, testing—to varying degrees—their spirit, faith, and physical endurance. Lyndon Penner’s attention lies elsewhere. A renowned gardener and lover of litera …

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