. Vol. 31 (April, 1981), 291-2.
Brockman, C. Frank.
Treed of North America
. New York: Golden Press, 1979. This is a field guide to major native and introduced species north of Mexico. Includes locations, illustrations and descriptions. A good student reference.
“Connecticut Recreation in of Environment Protection, Office of Parks and Recreation, Hartford, 06115. Publication available free.
Flemer, William. “Mixing Species of Shade Trees for Beauty and Safety,”
Journal of Arboriculture
Vol, 7 (March, 1981), 57-63. Deals with selecting trees to benefit homeowners and the streets in cities.
Heating with Wood
. Charlotte, Vermont: Garden Way Publishing, 1974. Readable text relating fuelwood availability to environmental impact; deals with firewood quality and wood cutting, wood burners and energy efficiency. 128 pages.
Glasser, Wolfgang G. “Potential Role of Lignin in Tomorrow’s Wood Utilization Technologies,”
Forest Products Journal
Vol. 31 (March, 1981), 24-29.
“Green America,” American Forest Institute (Spring, 1980 and Summer, 1976).
Heinrichs, Jay. “Tragedy of Our City Forest,”
Vol. 87 (April, 1981), 30-33, 54-58. Excellent article dealing with the problems that face our urban forests and provides information related to solving the problems.
Its a Tree Country
. American Forest Products Industries, Inc. Washington, D.C., 1957. Can be read by students.
Knight, Fred. “Ten Best Native Trees,”
Vol. 35, Num. 5 (March-April, 1981), 29-31. Practical advice for choosing trees to plant in celebration Arbor Day.
Little, Elbert L.
Forest Trees of the United States and Canada
and How to Identify Them
. New York: Dover Publications Inc., 1979. Handbook for students including locations (maps), illustrations and descriptions.
Miller Jr., G. Tyler.
Living in the Environment
Problems and Alternatives
. Belmont, California; Wadsworth Publishing Company, Inc., 1975. Easily understood textbook; chapter 10 deals with land use of wilderness, wildlife and estuaries.
Nearing, Helen and Scott.
The Maple Sugar Book
. New York: Schocken Books, 1970. Includes information on maple trees, tools for obtaining sap, weather conditions and receipes; well written reference.
Osterweis, Rollin G.
Three Centuries of New Haven
. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1953. Some information on New Haven parks and James Hillhouse.
Palm, Robert. “Ah, Nature!”
Vol. 44 (June, 1981), 70-71. Information regarding Connecticut’s state forests, some fun facts and descriptions of favorite parks.
Pine, Tillie S.
The Indians Knew
. New York: Services, 1957. This easy reading level book explains some of the many things that the Indians used in daily living. Illustrations.
Price, Dorothy. ed.
. Kansas City, Miasouri: Hallmark Editions, 1968.
Reidel, Carl H.
The Yankee Forest
. New Haven: Yale University, 1978. A report of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies Fifth Forest Project. Reviews the forest of New England today, its problems, status and makes recommendations to improve our forests.
Sloane, Eric. Our
. New York: Ballantine Books, 1955. Good reference for students; illustration and information on mills and other early American wood items.
. Tulsa, Oklahoma: Usborne and Hayea Books, Inc., 1981. A full-color, first nature book; a reference for low-level readers.