The Hidden Life of Trees
What They Feel, How They Communicate : Discoveries From A Secret WorldBook - 2016
Are trees social beings? In this international bestseller, forester and author Peter Wohlleben convincingly makes the case that, yes, the forest is a social network. He draws on groundbreaking scientific discoveries to describe how trees are like human families: tree parents live together with their children, communicate with them, support them as they grow, share nutrients with those who are sick or struggling, and even warn each other of impending dangers. Wohlleben also shares his deep love of woods and forests, explaining the amazing processes of life, death, and regeneration he has observed in his woodland.
After learning about the complex life of trees, a walk in the woods will never be the same again.
Includes a Note From a Forest Scientist, by Dr.Suzanne Simard
From Library Staff
Just because we can't see it or communicate with them, doesn't mean that they don't have inner lives. (Nor should we assume that. I mean, we generally assume babies have inner lives that they are unable to articulate until a certain point in their lives, and we don't treat them the way we do tree... Read More »