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Reading the Forested Landscape : A Natural History of New England - 97 edition

Reading the Forested Landscape : A Natural History of New England (ISBN10: 0881504203; ISBN13: 9780881504200)
ISBN13: 978-0881504200
ISBN10: 0881504203

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0881503784
ISBN10: 0881503789

Summary: Landscape is much more than scenery to be observed or even terrain to be traveled, as this fascinating and many-layered book vividly shows us. Etched into the land is the history of how we have inhabited it, the storms and fires that have shaped it, and its response to these and other changes.

An intrepid sleuth and articulate tutor, Wessels teaches us to read a landscape the way we might solve a mystery. What exactly is the meaning of all those stone walls
in the middle of the forest? Why do beech and birch trees have smooth bark when the bark of all other northern species is rough? How do you tell the age of a beaver pond and determine if beavers still live there? Why are pine trees dominant in one patch of forest and maples in another? What happened to the American chestnut? Turn to this book for the answers, and no walk in the woods will ever be the same.

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Summary: Landscape is much more than scenery to be observed or even terrain to be traveled, as this fascinating and many-layered book vividly shows us. Etched into the land is the history of how we have inhabited it, the storms and fires that have shaped it, and its response to these and other changes.

An intrepid sleuth and articulate tutor, Wessels teaches us to read a landscape the way we might solve a mystery. What exactly is the meaning of all those stone walls in the middle of the forest? Why do beech and birch trees have smooth bark when the bark of all other northern species is rough? How do you tell the age of a beaver pond and determine if beavers still live there? Why are pine trees dominant in one patch of forest and maples in another? What happened to the American chestnut? Turn to this book for the answers, and no walk in the woods will ever be the same.

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Edition/Copyright: 97
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Countryman Press
Published: 09/28/2005
International: No

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Cohen, Brian D. Woodstock, Vermont, U.S.A. 1999 Softcover Very Good Signed By Author Hint of shelf wear. Nice, clean, tight, unmarked copy. SIGNED by author on title pg. Landscape is much more than ...show morescenery to be observed or even terrain to be travelled, as this book shows the reader. Etched into the land is the history of how we have inhabited it, the storms and fires that have shaped it, and its response to these and other changes. Wessels teaches the reader to read a landscape the way we might solve a mystery. What exactly is the meaning of all those stone walls in the middle forest? Why do beech and birch trees have smooth bark when the bark of all other northern species is rough? How do you tell the age of a beaver pond and determine if beavers still live there? Why are pine trees dominant in one patch of forest and maples in another? What happened to the American chestnut? This book aims to provide answers to these and many other questions. ...show less
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