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TITLE : The Wood For The Trees One Mans Long View Of Nature

The following is from richard forteys book the wood for the trees one mans long view of nature fortey is the author of several books including fossils the key to the past the hidden landscape life a natural history of four billion years of life on earth among othersat first the wind whips up the leaves into a squally frenzy as if some inundation were rushing in to swamp the wood accompanied by a sound like crashing wavesfortey realized that the account of his wood needed to be conducted on two levels the human as well as the scientific because the english countryside has been shaped for millenniums by peopleaward winning scientist richard fortey upon his retirement purchased four acres of ancient woodland in the chiltern hills of oxfordshire englandmoving gardens shows series and books for gardeners and nature lovers comments by email posts home donate dmca contact categories index forum

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