The Wild Trees
A Story of Passion and Daring
From Library Staff
Who would be crazy and foolish enough to climb a supposedly unscalable 300-plus foot redwood, sans ropes or climbing gear? A couple of Reedies on fall break! The author of "The Hot Zone" follows the lives of the eccentrics and obsessives who were the first to explore the amazing ecosyst... Read More »
Almost all of our redwood forests have been destroyed by logging, but there are some tiny, untouched fragments that remain and are among the great wonders of nature. This is a beautiful story of a tiny group of brave botanists and amateur naturalists that took science by the horns and went into t... Read More »
Three buddies on spring break climb into a California redwood and discover a new ecosystem atop the trees. Join this group of young scientists in the canopy as they learn safe climbing techniques for the oldest and tallest trees of North America, and encounter new species of plants, animals, and ... Read More »
An ecological and biographical account of an ecosystem in 300 foot-high redwood trees and the people who first climbed these trees to find and study it.