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6 edition of Reading the forested landscape found in the catalog.

Reading the forested landscape

a natural history of New England

by Tom Wessels

  • 125 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Countryman Press, Distributed by W.W. Norton in Woodstock, Vt, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New England.
    • Subjects:
    • Forest ecology -- New England.,
    • Forest dynamics -- New England.,
    • Natural history -- New England.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-192) and index.

      StatementTom Wessels ; etchings and illustrations by Brian D. Cohen ; foreword by Ann H. Zwinger.
      ContributionsCohen, Brian D., Zwinger, Ann.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK121 .W47 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination199 p. :
      Number of Pages199
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1008196M
      ISBN 100881503789
      LC Control Number96048144
      OCLC/WorldCa35822599

      In addition to the two required books, Reading the Forested Landscape and Forests in Time, It will be helpful to also purchase a field guide of your choice. My field guilde recommendations include (but are not limited to): *Forest Forensics (the companion book to Reading the Forested Landscape .


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