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DLLT Summer Book Club: “The Hidden Life of Trees” by Peter Wohlleben

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July 5
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Grand Lake Stream Ballfield
Water Street, Grand Lake Stream


Join Downeast Lakes Land Trust as we host a Summer Book Club in Grand Lake Stream.  The Book Club meets on the first Monday of June, July, August, and September at 10 am on the Grand Lake Stream Ballfield.  Each week is a lively discussion about a different book that highlights cultural or natural history. Grab a book, and join the fun this summer!

Please follow all recommended CDC guidelines for DLLT programs and events this summer, including social distancing, wearing masks, and staying home if you feel sick.  Thank you!

“The Hidden Life of Trees” by Peter Wohlleben

Are trees social beings? In The Hidden Life of Trees, forester and author Peter Wohlleben convincingly makes the case that, yes, the forest is a social network. He draws on groundbreaking scientific discoveries to describe how trees are like human families: tree parents live together with their children, communicate with them, support them as they grow, share nutrients with those who are sick or struggling, and even warn each other of impending dangers. Wohlleben also shares his deep love of woods and forests, explaining the amazing processes of life, death, and regeneration he has observed in his woodland.

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