Forestry books to get you started
Review: The Joy of Geocaching
The Joy of Geocaching, how to find health, happiness and creative energy through a worldwide treasure hunt.
Review: The Last Season
A sad, fascinating and true story of Randy Morgenson's last year as a Kings Canyon National Park park ranger.
Review: Dr. Seuss' The Lorax
Children's writer/illustrator Theodor Seuss Geisel, most known by his pen name Dr. Seuss, created an imaginary cast of characters in his book The Lorax that depicted the evils of industrial resource use.
Review of a 63-page illustrated guide and key designed to identify forest wildflowers.
Review: Take a Tree Walk
Review of Jane Kirkland's Take a Tree Walk. One of my top five tree kid tree reference books.
Fall Tree Leaf Guide | Autumn Tree Foliage Field Guide Reviews
Here are the most helpful field guides available for tree identification.
Tree Identification Guide | Tree Field Guide Reviews
The top tree field guides that make tree identification much easier.
10 Top Tree and Forestry Reference Guides
Top 10 reference books on forestry and trees that can make the job of managing trees easier and enhance the pleasure of using a forest.
Native Trees for North American Landscapes
From the Altantic to the Rockies" this book is available from Timber Press, Inc. Packed with hundreds of stunning photos this landscape guide will certainly be a forest lover's companion for years to come.
About Six Best Government Forestry Publications
Six of the best forestry books published by your state and federal government.
About the Best Forestry Self-Help References
Here are eight excellent reference books on forestry that can make the job of managing trees easier and enhance the pleasure of using a forest.
Forestry Books Picked By Foresters
Forestry book picks from a survey of foresters (including me).
Review: The Woodland Steward - Second Edition
Possibly the best first book on managing your woodlot or forest, read this review of James Fazio's Woodland Steward.
Review: Tree Basics - What Every Person Needs to Know
A fun and easy to read tree physiology book by Dr. Alex Shigo, a world-class tree expert...
Review: Opportunities in Forestry Careers
The best (and possibly only) book on finding a job in forestry.
Review: A Sand County Almanac
The best book written by Aldo Leopold.
Review: Aldo Leopold - A Fierce Green Fire
A very readable and entertaining Aldo Leopold biography.
Review: Norman Maclean's "Young Men and Fire"
Brief but excellent discourse on the danger and history of smokejumping, written by a master storyteller.
Review: Dr. Mike Dirr's Trees and Shrubs
Dr. Dirr's encyclopedias recommend the perfect tree for any area based on site and tree habit.
Review: The Greatest Good, 100 Years of Forestry in America
This is the Society of American Forester's book that takes you through a pictorial history of 20th Century forestry in the United States.
The Urban Tree Book
Done in collaboration with The Morton Arboretum, this book is an entertaining mix of tree facts, history and tree anecdotes.
Review: Take a Tree Walk
Make this book you and your children's first read about trees. It will force you to play together!
Christmas Trees: Growing and Selling Trees, Wreaths
Should be every Christmas tree growing wannabe’s first book on the subject. Author Lewis Hill, Christmas tree expert, writes a concise book on nearly every facet of the business.
Review: Audubon Guide to North American Trees
Top notch collection of bark, leaf, fruit, flowers and fall photos. This book is easy to use by anyone who is generally familiar with tree identification.
Review: The American Woodland Garden - Capturing the Spirit
A review of Rick Darke's woodland garden guide.
Review: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Trees
David More paints himself a tree masterpiece. Mr. More illustrates and exhibits most of the trees on this planet in a massive 800 page document.
Video Review - A Working Forest
Video review of A Working Forest hosted by keyboardist Chuck Leavell and promoted by forestry consultant Bob Williams.