All are welcome to join the Green Book Discussion Group and Potluck on Thursday, August 23, 2012. We begin with a potluck meal at 6:30pm in the Lounge of the Channing-Murray Building. At approximately 7pm, we will discuss Nalini M. Nadkarni’s Between Earth and Sky: Our Intimate Connections to Trees (Berkeley: University of California, 2008). In this rich tapestry of personal stories, information, and illustrations, world-renowned canopy biologist Nalini M. Nadkarni becomes our captivating guide to the leafy wilderness above our heads. Through her luminous narrative, we embark on a multifaceted exploration of trees that reveals the profound connections we have with them, the dazzling array of things they can provide us, and the powerful lessons they teach us. This book describes trees’ intricate root systems, and their role in commerce and medicine and helps readers embark on a multifaceted exploration of trees that illuminates the profound connections we have with them, the dazzling array of goods and services they provide, and the powerful lessons they hold for us. Contact: Diane Duesterhoeft.
August Green Book – Between Earth and Sky: Our Intimate Connections to Trees