The Trees in My Forest by Bernd Heinrich

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Ina book destined to become a classic, biologist and acclaimed nature writer Bernd Heinrich takes readers on an eye-opening journey through the hidden life of a forest.


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Bernd Heinrich is an acclaimed scientist and author of numerous books, including the best-selling Winter World, Mind of the Raven, and Why We Run. He writes for Scientific American, Outside, American Scientist, and Audubon, and has published book reviews and op-eds for the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times. Among Heinrich's many honors is the 2013 PEN New England Award for Nonfiction, for Life Everlasting.
Published October 13, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 256 pages
Genres: History, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Sports & Outdoors, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Heinrich uses simple sketches to illustrate his explanations of the ingenious design, growth strategies, and reproductive methods employed by trees in their quest for survival.

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""The forest of Adams Hill has been my intimate companion and this book, in a sense, is its biography."" Heinrich's 20-year relationship with his plot of land in the Maine wilderness provides the inspiration for this collection of observations, reflections and ecology lessons.

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Peattie's erudite, entertaining essays provide an extraordinary education in the matter of our native trees, informing us of their botanical qualities and geographical ranges, and tracing relations between trees and people over the course of American history.

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