Close looking at trees

New: Imagining Woodlands (@imagwoods), project by Jo Dacombe…The memory of trees (programme@MemoryofTrees17)…Top 10 books about trees…the Woodland Trust’s Charter for Trees, Woods and People, launching 6 November 2017…Ian Jack on street trees…Paul Wood’s London’s street trees: a field guide to the urban forest and Street tree blogAfter the storm (book)

Bloggage: Adam Oehlenschläger and the beeches | Klopstock’s Oak | Hvidovre’s trees | Save the trees! | The Danish tree

Latest books: Will Cohu’s Out of the woods (Mail Online | Telegraph; king of the witty aide memoire – all quotes below from the book) | Jack Cooke’s The tree climber’s guide (Gdn) | Richard Fortey’s The wood for the trees (Gdn) | Sarah Maitland’s Gossip from the forest (Observer) | Thomas Pakenham’s The company of trees (Gdn | Spectator) | Fiona Stafford’s The long, long life of trees (Spectator; plus The meaning of trees on R3’s The Essay)Peter Wohlleben’s The hidden life of trees (NY Times | TLS | Gdn) | Tracy Chevalier on trees in fiction | Little Toller’s Arboreal: a collection of new woodland writing (review by Richard Fortey: “the woody things that the Forestry Commission forests lack: individuality, personal connections and affections, quirkiness, even scruffiness”)


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