The Northern Forest Region lies between the oak forests of the eastern United States and the boreal forests of eastern Canada. It is, collectively, one of the largest and most continuous temperate forests left in the world and, like much of the biosphere, it is at risk. Sedges of the Northern Forest is an essential companion for those interested in stewardship and conservation of the region.
Through multi-image composite photos that allow for unparalleled depth and clarity, this unique guide illustrates the 236 varied and beautiful, and often overlooked, sedges of the Northern Forest.
Jerry Jenkins directs the Northern Forest Atlas Project and is a researcher for the Wildlife Conservation Society. He is author of Climate Change in the Adirondacks and The Adirondack Atlas and coauthor of Acid Rain in the Adirondacks.