Beyond the Trees: Stories of Wisconsin Forests

Beyond the Trees: Stories of Wisconsin Forests

by Candice Gaukel Andrews

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Overview

Nature writer Candice Andrews weaves together contemporary observations and historical reminisces in Beyond the Trees: Stories of Wisconsin Forests. Readers will journey to some of the most pristine and notable places in the Upper Midwest—Wisconsin’s state and national forests.

The diversity of landscapes evoked in Beyond the Trees is matched only by the characters who inhabit them. Traverse the footsteps of Ojibwe hunters and early explorers in the remote woods of Brule River State Forest. Trek past the remains of bygone logging and CCC camps in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Glimpse into the world of Great Lakes shipping in Point Beach State Forest. Walk on trails named after John Muir and Increase Lapham in the Kettle Moraine State Forest, and experience urban green space at Milwaukee’s Havenwoods State Forest. From orchids to oak savanna, beaver to brook trout, and white-tailed deer to timber wolves, discover Wisconsin’s wildlife and flora and fauna. Archival images, informative sidebars, locator maps, and contact information for Wisconsin state and national forests round out this unique book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780870204678
Publisher: Wisconsin Historical Society
Publication date: 05/30/2011
Edition description: 1
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 1,199,851
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Candice Gaukel Andrews is a former screenwriter for Paramount Pictures and now specializes in nature and travel writing. Her other books include Great Wisconsin Winter Weekends, The Minnesota Almanac, Travel Wild Wisconsin, An Adventurous Natures: Tales from Natural Habitat Adventures. She lives in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin.

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