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The Nature of Oaks / Douglas W. Tallamy
Call Number: New Book Collection, 1st Floor ; SD397.O12 T35 2021
Publication Date: 2021
Tallamy discusses one of the most important species of the plant kingdom--the mighty oak tree. Oaks sustain a complex web of wildlife throughout the seasonal cycles of life, death, and renewal. He shares practical advice about planting and caring for an oak, along with information about the best oak species for your area.
Oak : The Framework of Civilization / William Bryant Logan
Call Number: SD397.O12 L64 2005
Publication Date: 2005
Award-winning nature writer and professional arborist William Bryant Logan relates the ancient history of the relationship between humans and oak trees, and how these very adaptable trees have supported humankind in nearly every facet of life.
Nature's Temples : The Complex World of Old-Growth Forests / Joan Maloof
Call Number: SD387.O43 M33 2016
Publication Date: 2016
Defines old-growth and examines how these forests’ diversity of trees, insects, plants, fungi, and mammals form an intricate, and fragile ecosystem. Illustrations help clarify scientific concepts and capture the beauty of ancient trees.
Reaching for the Sun : How Plants Work / John King
Call Number: EBook
Publication Date: 2011
This newest edition has a section devoted to plants and the environment, exploring how problems created by human activities, such as global warming, pollution of land, water and air, and increasing ocean acidity, are impacting the lives of plants.