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- 24 drawings, 154 photographs, 24 tables, 22 maps.
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". . . a wealth of information about the vast woodlands that drew white settlers to Michigan. . . ."
—Eric Sharp, Detroit Free Press
". . . a deluxe, easy-to-follow, photo-filled collection of information about one of our state's prime resources. . . . .[T]his is easily the best book on the subject ever produced, providing a clear look at the natural history, ecology, management, economic importance and use of millions of acres of Michigan land."
—Ray Walsh, Lansing State Journal
"Besides presenting the latest scientific principles of forest ecology; anecdotes, maps, and color photographs make this book an enjoyable read."
Named a 2004 Michigan Notable Book
Chapter 1: The Forests of Michigan Today 1
Chapter 2: The Ecology of Michigan's Forests 31
Chapter 3: The Ice Retreats and Michigan's Forests Return 52
Chapter 4: Forests and the Native People of Michigan 72
Chapter 5: The Forests of the Early Nineteenth Century 93
Chapter 6: The Plunder of Michigan's Pineries 118
Chapter 7: The Fiery Aftermath of the Plunder 149
Chapter 8: Forestry Is Born and Recovery Begins 173
Chapter 9: The Renewal of Michigan's Forests 192
Chapter 10: Public and Private Forests 217
Chapter 11: Shaping Michigan's Forests 238
Chapter 12: Forests in Michigan's Future 261