Forest Under Story
160 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
14 b&w illustrations, 2 maps
Release Date:01 Mar 2016

Forest Under Story

Creative Inquiry in an Old-Growth Forest

University of Washington Press
This anthology -- which includes work by Sandra Alcosser, Alison Hawthorne Deming, Jane Hirshfield, Linda Hogan, Freeman House, Robin Wall Kimmerer, Kathleen Dean Moore, Robert Michael Pyle, Pattiann Rogers, and Scott Russell Sanders -- grows out of the work of the Long-Term Ecological Reflections program and showcases the insights of the program’s thoughtful and important encounters among writers, scientists, and place. These vivid essays, poems, and field notes convey a landscape of moss-draped trees, patchwork clear-cuts, stream-swept gravel bars, and hillsides scoured by fire and also bring forward the ambiguities and paradoxes of conflicting human values and their implications for the ecosystem.  
Nathaniel Brodie is a freelance writer; Charles Goodrich is a poet and director of the Spring Creek Project for Ideas, Nature, and the Written Word at Oregon State University; and Frederick J. Swanson is research geologist emeritus, Pacific Northwest Research Station, US Forest Service.
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