The Power of Trees
|Rating||:||4.89 (562 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||64 Pages|
His previous publications in photography include Etched in Stone: The Geology of City of Rocks National Reserve and Castle Rocks State Park, Idaho, with text by Kevin R. Pogue.. She works extensively with private landowners, economists, lawyers, business people, and government agencies to incorporate environmental issues into business practice and public policy.Daily received her B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. She is
Her role as a National Trustee for The Nature Conservancy will feature prominently in the national marketing campaign to bridge the gap between scientific educators and the general nature reader.. At once emotional and intellectual, The Power of Trees is the first collection of nature photographs that invites the reader to not only delight in the gorgeous play between light and shadow, but also the fascinating natural mechanisms that create such striking natural beauty.An ecologist by training, Gretchen Daily is an internationally acclaimed conservancy advocate and scholar. Twenty-six duotone black and white photographs illustrate the development of trees: how trunks were formed, what tree rings tell us about human societies, and how trees define the future of humanity. In poetically sparse scientific observations, renowned conservation biologist Gretchen Daily narrates the evolution, impact, and natural wonder of trees.
She has published over 200 scientific and popular articles, and her most recent books are The New Economy of Nature: The Quest to Make Conservation Profitable, with journalist Katherine Ellison, and Natural Capital: Theory and Practice of Mapping Ecosystem Services, coedited with several colleagues.Charles Katz Jr. About the AuthorAn ecologist by training, Gretchen Daily’s work spans scientific research, teaching, public education, and working with leaders to advance practical approaches to environmental challenges. She works extensively with private landowners, economists, lawyers, business people, and government agencies to incorporate environmental issues into business practice and public
Got caught up in the hype reviews. Got caught up in the hyped reviews when I ordered this book. They advised that this book would bring my appreciation of trees to a newer, higher, almost celestial level. Which is difficult since I already hold them in high esteem. Unfortunately not only di. Fully said Editor's and publisher's goofed.. This book has great potential. As a retired botanist who taught a course in trees at a university and later spent almost Editor's and publisher's goofed. Fully This book has great potential. As a retired botanist who taught a course in trees at a university and later spent almost 40 years in forest genetics research, the book taught me some dimensions to forest potential I could have used in the past. It is beaut. 0 years in forest genetics research, the book taught me some dimensions to forest potential I could have used in the past. It is beaut. weak this book is defined by weak photos and poorly written text. No information or aesthetic appeal gained. Overall I can not recommend it.