The Trees in My Forest

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - Nature - 256 pages
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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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The trees in my forest

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Zoologist Heinrich (A Year in the Maine Woods, LJ 10/1/94) lives in a 300-acre Vermont forest, of which he intended to sell parcels when he bought it 20 years ago. Instead he found his old interest in ... Read full review


A Viewfrom the Top 20
Trimming the Deadwood 43
Construction for Strength 59
Trees as Individuals 74
Time to a Tree 105
Apple Trees 125
The Trees for the Forest 221

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About the author (2009)

The author of numerous bestselling and award-winning books, Bernd Heinrich is a professor of biology at the University of Vermont. He divides his time between Vermont and the forests of western Maine.

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