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Field Guide to Newfoundland and Labrador

By Collins

A rich and informative guide to the common—and uncommon—beauty of the province.

The most comprehensive guide of its kind on the market today, the Field Guide to Newfoundland and Labrador features more than 900 photographs and illustrations: from flora and fauna to icebergs ... Read more

Field Study

By Helen Humphreys

 

“[A] delightful mix of memoir and field study. ” — Publishers Weekly STARRED review

Award-winning and beloved author Helen Humphreys discovers her local herbarium and realizes we need to look for beauty in whatever nature we have left — no matter how diminished

Award-winning ... Read more

Great Trees of New Brunswick, 2nd Edition

By David Palmer & Tracy Glynn
Photographs by Arielle DeMerchant

An Atlantic Bestseller

New Brunswick is home to more than five billion trees, many native to the Acadian forest and some exotics introduced by settlers. For this new edition of The Great Trees of New Brunswick (the first edition was published in 1987), forester David Palmer and ... Read more

Listening to Trees

By Andreas (A.K.) Kare Hellum

Combining personal experience with concrete fact, A. K. Hellum's Listening to Trees tells the story of a man's lifelong journey to salvage today's declining forests. In this enlightening account of Hellum's half-century career as a forester, we become privy to our environment's ... Read more

Mnemonic

By Theresa Kishkan

Shortlisted, Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Award

Warm, imaginative, and thoroughly original, this memoir intertwines the mysteries of trees with the defining moments in the life of novelist and essayist Theresa Kishkan. For Kishkan, trees are memory markers of life, and in this book ... Read more

Naked Trees

By John Terpstra
Illustrated by Wesley Bates

Naked Trees is a meditation on urban trees. It explores the life and death of these trees and the people who live with them. We see the trees through the eyes of a child, who finds her tree friendly and inviting, or view the tree's life through the thoughts of a leaf, promised ... Read more

Quiver Trees, Phantom Orchids and Rock Splitters

By Jesse Vernon Trail

 

A fascinating exploration of the world’s most unusual plants

Whether it’s an arctic heather that can create subtropical conditions within its leaves or a dwarf mistletoe that can shoot its seeds up to 50 feet away, plants demonstrate remarkable strategies in coping with ... Read more

Salal

By Laurie Ricou

Salal is a unique book about a commonplace plant. Part travel narrative, part literary memoir, part "ethnography" of a plant that usually goes unnoticed, Laurie Ricou's book traces the poetry and culture of salal, while letting readers in on its secrets. Salal's high-gloss leaves ... Read more