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Author: Ann Linnea
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2010.
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Engage in the life stories of fourteen people whose lives have been shaped by trees-featuring the true stories of a tree doctor, big tree hunter Will Blozan, Plant Amnesty's pruner, and ninety-four-year-old logger Merve Wilkinson. Also interviewed is Vietnam veteran Bud Pearson, whose post-traumatic stress disorder found healing and acceptance as a wood carver in the wilds of Montana, as well as Andy Lipkis, founder  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Linnea, Ann.
Keepers of the Trees : A Guide to Re-Greening North America.
New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Linnea
ISBN: 9781626368637 1626368635
OCLC Number: 855503632
Notes: Advance Praise for Keepers of the Trees.
Description: 1 online resource (427 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; 1 The Tree Man of Los Angeles; 2 The Steward of Wildwood; 3 The Tree Pruner; 4 The Man Who Turns Wood; 5 The Tree "Doctor"; 6 The Arborist and Big Tree Hunter; 7 The Community Organizer; 8 The Weekend TreeKeeper; 9 The Businessman Who Loves Trees; 10 The Wilderness Researcher; 11 The Man Called "Mr. Tree"; 12 The Activist Pruner of Emerald City; 13 The Native Carver; 14 The Botanist Grandmother; Notes; Recommended Reading; Tree-Keeping Suggestions; Acknowledgments; About the Author.

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Engage in the life stories of fourteen people whose lives have been shaped by trees-featuring the true stories of a tree doctor, big tree hunter Will Blozan, Plant Amnesty's pruner, and ninety-four-year-old logger Merve Wilkinson. Also interviewed is Vietnam veteran Bud Pearson, whose post-traumatic stress disorder found healing and acceptance as a wood carver in the wilds of Montana, as well as Andy Lipkis, founder of TreePeople, who has spent thirty-five years ripping up concrete in L.A. to plant over two million trees in an effort to stop flooding and reduce air pollution. Each tr.

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