In Search of the Canary Tree: The Story of a Scientist, a Cypress, and a Changing World

Lauren E. OakesPublisher: Basic Books , New York , 2018
ISBN:9781541697126 Classification: N577.092Oak

Several years ago, ecologist Lauren E. Oakes set out from California for Alaska's old-growth forests to hunt for a dying tree: the yellow-cedar. With climate change as the culprit, the death of this species meant loss for many Alaskans. Oakes and her research team wanted to chronicle how plants and people could cope with their rapidly changing world. Amidst the standing dead, she discovered the resiliency of forgotten forests, flourishing again in the wake of destruction, and a diverse community of people who persevered to create new relationships with the emerging environment. Eloquent, insightful, and deeply heartening, In Search of the Canary Tree is a case for hope in a warming world.

Show a friend this book


Enter your friend's email address

Reserve this book


Enter your email address
Lisbon Public Library
45 School St.
Lisbon, NH 03585
(603)838-6615
Karla@lisbonpubliclibrary.org

Operating Hours:
Monday 11:00-5:00
Wednesday 11:00-5:00
Thursday 2:00-6:00
Friday 11:00-5:00

Karla Houston, Librarian