Books about trees

Here are a list of interesting recently published books about trees:

1 – Urban Forests by Jill Jones. A natural history of trees in the American city from 1850 to the present.   Talks about the efforts to save and add trees and document the value of trees to urban environment.   It also talks about the various pests endangering trees in America. There are a number of software programs that have been developed to calculate the financial value of planting trees.

Thomas Pakenham Thomas Francis Dermot Pakenham, 8th Earl of Longford, is known simply as Thomas Pakenham. He is an Anglo-Irish historian and arborist who has written several prize-winning books on the diverse subjects of Victorian and post-Victorian British history and trees. He is the son of Frank Pakenham, 7th Earl of Longford, a Labour minister and human rights campaigner, and Elizabeth Longford. The well known English historian Antonia Fraser is his sister.

Meetings with Remarkable Trees – 1997

Remarkable Trees of the World -2002

The Remarkable Baobab – 2004

In Search of Remarkable Trees: On Safari in Southern Africa – 2007

The Company of Trees: A Year in a Lifetime’s Quest – 2015