Trees are so much more than just stalks of wood.
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*Edited 21 May to add books by Michael Kodas and Gary Ferguson. 2017 was the worst wildfire season on record in BC. A total of … Read more
Spring seems as though it’s halfway here, but it can’t make up its mind. The daffodils are starting to sprout, as is the garlic. The … Read more
I’ve always wanted to write a book (or two, or three). But it always seemed as though there was some alchemy involved, some incantation that … Read more
It’s been raining for days. The yard has become a marshland, with tufts of grass poking up from pools of standing water. The bedrock outcrop … Read more
As I’ve been writing my recent blog posts about science communication, I’ve run across a number of terms that are key to science communication, though … Read more
You’ve probably heard of Peter Wohlleben’s book, The Hidden Life of Trees. It purports to reveal the science of trees and forests, and to show … Read more
Last week I published an article in Nature. Ha, I’ll bet you thought I meant a scientific article in the prestigious journal, Nature. Nope. I … Read more
Last week I reviewed Stephen B. Heard’s The Scientist’s Guide to Writing on the Canadian Science Publishing blog. “Scientific writing help has now arrived, in … Read more