Trees are our natural allies as we fight climate change. They provide food and shelter, and walking amongst them reconnects us with the natural world. The books and movies on this list look at trees from many points of view.
Later this month, local garden experts Joyce Hostyn and Maureen Buchanan will join KFPL to explore the tiny forest movement and share how they are applying it in Kingston.
With intimacy and humour award-winning poet Ariel Gordon walks us through the streets of Winnipeg and into the urban forest that is, to her, the city's heart.
Walking with trees takes us on an intimate journey with 13 native trees of Britain and Europe.Discover their unique characteristics, natural history, healing properties, and mythologies.
An intimate exploration of the lives and relationships of individual trees, blending science and spirituality.
Tips on how to harness the regenerative power of plants and reconnect with our planet's natural spaces to find health and happiness.
Journey from the English fens to Spain, Japan, and California, and rediscover how to live with trees to mutual benefit.
Story of a remarkable scientist and her ideas, discussing why trees matter, and why trees are a viable, achievable solution to climate change.
A journey that is as informative as it is beautiful, the book combines history, science and a wealth of quirky detail.
Explore the ecology of old-growth forests and their future. Originally featured as a long-form article in The Walrus.
The definitive guide to the therapeutic Japanese practice of shinrin-yoku, or the art and science of how trees can promote health and happiness.
A story of activism and natural-world power told through nine interlocking fables. Winner of both the Pullitzer and Booker Prize.
Join French biologist Cyrille Comu, travelling by pirogue along 400 km of wild coastline, to study the endangered baobabs of Madagascar.
A beautiful animated short film depicting the wilderness area between the Daintree River and Bloomfield in North Queensland, Australila.
Near the river Amoni, the Ashaninka have used forest management practices to turn degraded land into a place for communal cultivation.