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The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben / 2016. What trees feel, how they communicate

Bringing Nature Home, Doug Tallamy / 2009. How to sustain wildlife with native plants in suburbia.

Wilding, Isabella Tree / 2019. Returning nature to a British farm

The Overstory, Richard Powers / 2018. A monumental eco-novel about trees and those who love and understand them. 

Eager Beavers, Ben Goldfarb / 2018. How beavers transformed the American landscape

A Sand County Almanac, Aldo Leopold / 1949, 2020. Foundational text in wildlife ecology

Braiding Sweetgrass, Robin Wall Kimmerer/ 2020. Indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge and the teaching of plants


Dirr’s Hardy Trees and Shrubs: An Illustrated Encyclopedia, Michael Dirr / 1997

Leaf-Peeping: Discover the Seasonal Wonder of Fall Foliage, Erin Vivid Riley / 2022

Forest Walking, Peter Wohlleben and Jane Billinghurst / 2022

Natures Best Hope, Doug Tallamy / 2019. A practical approach to conservation that starts in your yard

The Nature of Oaks, Doug Tallamy / 2021. The rich ecology of our most essential native trees

Landscaping with Native Trees, Guy Sternberg & Jim Wilson / 1995

Finding the Mother Tree, Suzanne Simard / 2021. Bio of first scientist to document tree communicationThe World Encyclopedia of Trees, Tony Russell, Catherine Cutler & Martin Walters / 2020

Essential Native Trees and Shrubs, Tony Dove & Ginger Woolridge / 2018

Trees of North America, National Audubon Society / 2021

The Sibley Guide to Trees, David Allen Sibley / 2009

National Geographic Field Guide to the Trees of North America, Keith Rushford & Charles Hollis / 2006

A Beginner’s Guide to Recognizing Trees of the Northeast, Mark Mikolas

Native Trees for Northeast Landscapes, A Wild Seed Project Guide (

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