An entertaining and educational guide, Northwest Know-How: Trees introduces 54 of the Pacific Northwest's most engaging and impressive varieties, providing key identification features, statistics, facts, and beautiful line-art renderings of the awe-inspiring sentinels that dot our landscape.
Trees in the Pacific Northwest are as varied as they are majestic. This celebratory guide features 54 of the most intriguing varieties in the region, providing identification tips, statistics, and fun facts for each. In addition, each profile will be paired with beautiful illustrations showing the full silhouette along with finer details such as a flower or leaf. Delighting both the curious observer and experienced arborist alike, this collection makes a perfect gift for the tree lover in your life.
KAREN GAUDETTE BREWER Karen was born, raised, and educated in Washington State, where she grew up playing beneath western red cedars, endlessly raking alder leaves, and skiing past forests of Pacific silver fir. She began her career as a journalist with the Associated Press and has worked as a writer and editor at the Seattle Times, PCC Community Markets, Allrecipes.com, Remedy Health Media, and NerdWallet. She lives in Seattle. This is her second book about the Pacific Northwest.
EMILY POOLE was born and raised in the mountain town of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. After receiving her BFA in Illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design, she returned west to put down roots in the mossy hills of Oregon. She can be found exploring tidepools and cliffsides, gathering inspiration and making artwork about our fellow species and how to be better neighbors with them.