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Reading the forested landscape : a natural history of New England

Author: Tom Wessels
Publisher: Woodstock, Vt. : Countryman Press ; New York, N.Y. : Distributed by W.W. Norton, [1999]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the forest in New England from the Ice Age to current challenges.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Wessels
ISBN: 0881504203 9780881504200
OCLC Number: 38535956
Description: 199 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 x 23 cm
Contents: The age of discontinuity --
Of junipers and weird apples --
A study in stumps --
Nectria --
Abandonment --
Pillows and cradles --
Topography and substrate --
Forests of the future --
A central New England chronology --
A reading primer --
Evidence of former disturbance --
Site conditions for common woody plants of central New England --
Common nonwoody eco-indicators for central New England.
Responsibility: Tom Wessels ; etchings and illustrations by Brian D. Cohen ; foreword by Ann H. Zwinger.

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"Tom Wessels evokes ancient logging roads from the weathered scars on trees deep in the New England forest.....he brings alive the intricate, interwoven, and ever-changing story of his region. I feel Read more...

 
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