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Biodiversity West College Theme Houses

  • Binelli, E. K. 2000. Biodiversitiy and Restoration of the Urban Forest Ecosystem. In M. L. Duryea et al., Restoring the Urban Forest Ecosystem. School of Forest Resources and Conservation, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. link to file
  • Chameides, B. 2009. A Cautionary Tale of Trees. Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University. link to video

Carbon Sinks Candler Street Hardwoods

  • Carbon Sequestration in Agriculture and Forestry. United States Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Forest Carbon Storage. United States Environmental Protection Agency. link
  • McPherson, E. G. et al. 2006. Piedmont Community Tree Guide: Benefits, Costs, and Strategic Planting. Center for Urban Forestry Research, U.S. Forest Service. document

Dieckmann Magnolias southern magnolia blossom

  • Outcalt, K. W. 1990. Southern Magnolia. In R. M. Burns and H. Honkala, tech. coords., Silvics of North America Agriculture Handbook 654. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. link

Forest Succession Science Quad

  • Forest Environment: Forest Succession. Duke Forest at Duke University.
  • Martin, Jeff, and Tim Gower. “Forest Succession.” Forestry Facts 78 (1996): College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison. link
  • Pidwimy, M. and S. Jones. 2010. Introduction to the Biosphere: Plant Succession. In Fundamentals of Physical Geography, 2nd ed. link
  • Urban Ecosystem Analysis Atlanta Metro Area. 2001. American Forests. document

Georgia Trees Longleaf Pine

  • Early, L. S. 2004. Looking for Longleaf: The Fall and Rise of an American Forest. The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, NC.
  • Ray, J. 1999. Ecology of a Cracker Childhood. Milkweed Editions, Minneapolis, MN.
  • The Longleaf Alliance. link

Historic Ash Tree Historic Ash

  • Bronaugh, W. Autumn 2011. History in the Heartwood. American Forests. link
  • Grissino-Mayer, H. D. The Ultimate Tree-Ring Web Pages. link
  • Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research. The University of Arizona. link
  • Miller, L. 2005. The Ancient Bristlecone Pine. link

Incense Cedar Incense Cedar on Candler

  • Powers, R. F. and W. W. Oliver. 1990. Incense Cedar. In R. M. Burns and H. Honkala, tech. coords., Silvics of North America Agriculture Handbook 654. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. link 
  • The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society. link

Living Fossils ginkgo canopy

  • Del Tredici, P. 2000. The Evolution, Ecology, and Cultivation of Ginkgo Biloba. In T. A. van Beek, ed., Ginkgo Biloba. Harwood Academic Publishers, Amsterdam: 7-23. document
  • Hsueh, C. 1985. Reminiscences of Collecting the Type Specimens of Metasequoia Glyptostroboides. Arnoldia 45.4: 10-18, reprinted 51.4 (1991): 17-21. link
  • Jonnes, J. Nov.-Dec. 2011. The Living Dinosaur. Harvard Magazine: 31-35, 91. link
  • Ma, J. and G. Shao. 2003. Rediscovery of the ‘first collection’ of the ‘Living Fossil’, Metasequoia glyptostroboides. Taxon 52: 585-588. document
  • Merrill, E. D. 1948. Metasequoia: Another Living Fossil. Arnoldia 8.1: 1-8, reprinted 51.4 (1991): 13-16. link

Native Trees Presser Hall

  • Georgia Native Plant Society. link

Natural Communities Alston Campus Center

  • Coder, K. 1991. Live Oak: State Tree of Georgia. University of Georgia School of Forest Resources Extension Publication FOR 91-071. document
  • “Maritime Forest.” Project Oceanica. College of Charleston. 2013. link
  • Schoettle, H. E. Taylor. 2011. The Maritime Forest. UGA Marine Education Center & Aquarium.

Practical Benefits Gazebo on Woodruff Quad

  • Hall, G. D. 2000. Pecan Food Potential in Prehistoric North America. Economic Botany 54.3: 103-112.
  • U.S. National Library of Medicine: Ginkgo. link

Psychological Benefits Woodruff Gym

  • Wolf, K. L. Human Dimensions of Urban Forestry and Urban Greening. College of the Environment, School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, University of Washington. link

Sacred Trees Agnes Scott Chapel

  • Porteous, A. 2002. The Forest in Folklore and Mythology. Dover Publications, Mineola, NY. (First published in 1928.)
  • Witcombe, C. L. C. E. Trees and the Sacred. Department of Art History, Sweet Briar College. link

Shape and Structure McCain Arch

  • DeVarco, B. and E. Clegg. 2010. Revisioning Trees. link

Tree Canopy Bradley Observatory

  • Institute for Redwood Ecology. link
  • Kernen, M. July 1999. Uncovering the Secrets of Forest Canopies. Smithsonian. link
  • Nadkarni, N. 2009. On conserving the tree canopy. TED Talk. link to video
  • Preston, R. Feb. 14 & 21, 2005. Climbing the Redwoods. The New Yorker. link
  • Preston, R. 2007. The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring. Random House, New York City, NY.
  • Tree Climbers International. link

Trees and Disease Woodruff Quadrangle

  • Beresford-Kroeger, D. 2003. Arboretum America: A Philosophy of the Forest. The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Dutch Elm Disease. The Morton Arboretum. link
  • Freinkel, S. 2007. American Chestnut: The Life, Death, and Rebirth of a Perfect Tree. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA.
  • Native American Ethnobotany: A Database of Foods, Drugs, Dyes and Fibersof Native Peoples, Derived from Plants. University of Michigan-Dearborn. link

Trees and Water Hester red maple

  • Bartens, J. et al. 2008. Can Urban Tree Roots Improve Infiltration through Compacted Subsoils for Stormwater Management? Journal of Environmental Quality 37 (6): 2048-2057. document
  • McPherson, E. G. et al. 2006. Piedmont Community Tree Guide: Benefits, Costs, and Strategic Planting. Center for Urban Forestry Research, U.S. Forest Service. document
  • Watershed Forestry Resource Guide. Center for Watershed Protection, USFS, and Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry. link

Trees in the Arts Alumnae Garden

  • Robert Frost at Agnes Scott College. College Archives, McCain Library. link
  • Schama, S. 1995. Landscape and Memory. Alfred A. Knopf, New York.
  • Pepperdene, Margaret W. “”That’s Me Leaving Tracks”: Robert Frost and Agnes Scott College.” Agnes Scott Alumnae Magazine 2000-2001: 85-92. Archive.org. link