Day in the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

Day in the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest


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Day in the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest by Dennis Flaherty, Mark Schlenz PhD

High in the White Mountains near the border of California and Nevada, Bristlecone Pines (Pinus Longaeva) have lived and survived many more years than any other trees anywhere in the world. In these mountainous subalpine woodland groves, some of these trees have stood rooted into the ground for nearly 5,000 years. A span of time so long it is hard to comprehend that so many years of the earth’s story has been written in their seemingly ageless wood with every season’s passing.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780944197851
Publisher: Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company
Publication date: 05/28/2008
Series: Companion Press Series
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 1,318,651
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Dennis Flaherty is a professional photographer based in Bishop, California. He began his photography career in 1983. His work has been widely published in calendars, books, magazines including Audubon, National Geographic, Backpacker, Outdoor Photographer, and Sierra.

Mark Schlenz first discovered his interests in mountaineering, writing, and environmental literature while living in the Eastern Sierra in the 1970s. He later taught high school English Literature at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1994 with a dissertation on Eastern California writer Mary Austin. He taught literature and writing for Environmental Studies at UCSB.

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