Suggested Reading List
Many of the books listed below are available from Vermont Woodlands Shop. Visit for purchase information or email info@vermontwoodlands.
Mollie Beattie, Lynn Levine, & Charles Thompson. Working with Your Woodland — A Landowner’s Guide (Revised Edition)
Evans, Trevor. Forest Trees of Vermont
Johnson, Charles W. The Nature of Vermont. Introduction and Guide to a New England Environment: University Press of New England, 1980.
Kathleen Kolb and poet Verandah Porche. Shedding Light on the Working Forest
Levine, Lynn. Spring Secrets (a children’s book)
Levine, Lynn. Mammal Tracks and Scat: Life-Size Tracking Guide (Pocket size)
Levine, Lynn. Snow Secrets. A children’s book about the art of tracking: Heartwood Press, 2010.
McEvoy, Thom J. Planning Family Forests: How to Keep Woodlands Intact and in the Family
McEvoy, Thom J. Introduction to Forest Ecology and Silviculture (2nd Edition)
Long, Steve. More Than A Woodlot: Getting the Most from your Family Forest. Northern Woodlands, 2012
McEvoy, Thom J. Owning and Managing Forests, A guide to legal, financial, and practical matters: Island Press, 2005.
McEvoy, Thom J. Positive Impact Forestry, A sustainable approach to managing woodlands: Island Press, 2004.
McEvoy, Thom J. Introduction to Forest Ecology and Silviculture, Second Edition: Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES) Cooperative Extension, 2000.
McKibben, Bill. Wandering Home: Crown Journeys, 2005.
McKibben, Bill. The End of Nature: Penguin Group, 1990.
Northern Woodlands. The Outside Story: Northern Woodlands, 2007. George & Tonya Sousa. The Forester’s TaleGeorge & Tanya Sousa. The Forester’s Tale
Snyder, Michael. Woods Whys: New Book by Forests, Parks and Recreation Commissioner Explores the Hows and Whys of Forests and Forestry
Tanya Sousa. The Starling God
Thompson, Elizabeth H. and Sorenson, Eric R. Wetland, Woodland, Wildland. A Guide to the Natural Communities of Vermont: Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife and The Nature Conservancy, 2000.
Vermont Council of Rural Development, Imagining Vermont: Values and Vision for the Future 2009
VT Dept. of Fish & Wildlife. Wildlife Habitat Management for Lands in Vermont: A Landowner’s Guide.
Be sure to visit our Shop page to purchase some of the books listed above.