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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User Review  - juniperSun - LibraryThing

He approaches his forest with an inquisitive nature. He wonders why the world is the way it is, and then makes guesses. These are clearly labelled as "maybe...", but this is where the above cautions ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

This lyrical testament to the stunning complexity of the natural world also documents one man's bid to make a difference on his own little patch of land. Heinrich (One Man's Owl, 1987, etc.) bought ... 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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