From the creators of the world's most trusted field guides-a go-to source for millions of nature lovers-comes a completely new and unparalleled reference work- the most comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date guide to the trees of North America.
Incorporated in 1905, the National Audubon Society is a nonprofit conservation organization that uses education and advocacy to advance its mission to conserve and restore natural habitats of birds and wildlife in the United States and across the Americas. Audubon also produces bestselling descriptive field guides on a wide variety of nature-related topics.
"Simple and straightforward . . . This is an outstanding guide to
North American trees and merits space in any collection serving
either robust forest hikers or armchair naturalists." -Art
"A lot has changed in the world since 1980, when the National Audubon Society last updated its bestselling field guide to the trees of North America. Even more so since 1995, when the organization last updated its field guide to the birds of North America. There couldn't be a better time to update them than now: as climate change fuels a biodiversity crisis, we need every reminder we can get of the breadth and beauty of the planet's flora and flauna." -Jonathan Hahn, Sierra
"Gorgeous . . . [Makes] it easier than ever to figure out which trees are in your yard or are along the trail while you're hiking. Every nature lover needs this guide." -Portland Book Review
"Coffee table ready, a pleasure to browse in at will, and comprehensive enough to furnish a sense of real mastery. Keep [this] close at hand when reading nature writing for a richer, more stimulating exploration . . . Leave[s] the reader feeling more at home in the world" -Stefan Beck, Washington Examiner
"You're in for a treat with the scope and quality of an Audubon book . . . You'll have information about a wealth of native species at your fingertips to inspire your gardening, guide you on nature walks, and increase your knowledge of one of nature's essential plants . . . A comprehensive compendium." -Nan Schiller, Gardener's Path
"A must-have reference book for plant enthusiasts and anyone who has ever asked, 'What kind of tree is that?'" -Rachel Owens, Library Journal (starred review)