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Canopy’s ultimate reading list: Narrative Books

July 7, 2022

Heading to the beach or relaxing at home for staycation? Grab one of these narrative novels and get lost in your choice of fiction, nonfiction, or historical narrative.

The Overstory by Richard Powers

An ambitious environmental fable of nine main characters that […]

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7 Ways You Can Save Water at Home

June 10, 2022

Written by Yingran Zhang

The heat-island effect in urban cities is getting stronger with each passing year, which means that investing valuable water to maintain urban trees becomes more important. The United States Environmental Protection Agency stated that “The U.S. population […]

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Canopy’s ultimate reading list: National Field Guides

June 1, 2022

Grab one of our favorite field guides and escape the indoors during national Great Outdoors Month this June.

National Audubon Society: Field Guide to Trees, Western Region by Elbert L. Little

A compact and comprehensive field guide of 700 species of trees, […]

Canopy’s ultimate reading list: Photo Books

May 6, 2022

Immerse yourself in these stunning collections of tree portraits seen through the lenses of arborists, ecologists, artists, and photographers from around the world.

Remarkable Trees of the World by Thomas Pakenham

A collection of sixty tree portraits – from around the world! […]

Canopy’s ultimate reading list: Earth Month edition

March 31, 2022

There are two global holidays happening this April: international Earth Day on April 22 and National Arbor Day on April 29. This month Canopy’s contribution to our favorite tree books introduces works featuring different aspects of climate change and the […]

Canopy’s ultimate reading list: California Edition

March 3, 2022

California Arbor Week is March 7-14, and this month’s contribution to the list of our favorite tree books includes guides to native California plants, works featuring the iconic trees found in our forests, and books chronicling the history of California […]

Canopy’s ultimate reading list: Black History Month

February 1, 2022

February is Black History Month, and this month’s installment in the blog series of our favorite tree books includes works by influential Black voices writing about environmental justice and systemic racism that has shaped America and the relationship between Black […]

Canopy’s ultimate reading list: the best books about trees

January 6, 2022

Is “read more books” on your list of New Year’s resolutions? Get cozy this winter with a couple of our favorite tree-themed books, including recommendations from Canopy staff and Community Forestry School presenters and students.

What started as a much shorter […]

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