Stikky Trees: Learn to recognize at a glance the 15 most common trees in the United States--in just one hour, guar by Laurence Holt
If you want to.Surprise your friends, Charm a date, Teach your children something new, Become an amateur botanist, Take your first steps to discovering the natural world around us.Stikky Trees uses a unique, pattern-based learning method to bring a wonderful skill to anyone with an hour to spare. We spent hundreds of hours with readers testing and refining it to be sure it will work for you.You'll learn the secret to identifying 15 common trees: ash, aspen, birch, cedar, douglas-fir, elm, fir, hemlock, hickory, maple, oak, pine, sourgum, spruce, and sweetgum. Together, these account for 80% of US trees and two of the top three trees in every state.Along the way, you'll reconnect with our ancestors who would not have gotten far without knowing the trees of the enormous forests around them.Includes a comprehensive Next Steps section with guides to the top 10 trees in your state, tree field manuals, how trees work (in six bullet points), their five biggest enemies, and more.
Laurence Holt is a private pilot and a fanatic on the science of learning. He wrote software that became part of Microsoft Outlook, founded an international consulting business and grew it to 300 people, and created the Stikky series while on sabbatical in Umbria, Italy. The series won the AEP's Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Educational Publishing.