William Bryant Logan & Marie Howe

Fort Greene store:
Wednesday, March 27, 7:30 PM
William Bryant Logan presents Sprout Lands: Tending the Endless Gift of Trees
In conversation with Marie Howe

Greenlight welcomes Brooklyn-based arborist William Bryant Logan to read and discuss Sprout Lands: Tending the Endless Gift of Trees. Once, no place could prosper without its inhabitants knowing how to cut their trees so they would sprout again. Pruning the trees didn’t destroy them;  rather, it created the healthiest, most sustainable and most diverse woodlands that we have ever known. In this journey from the English fens to Spain, Japan, and California, Logan rediscovers what was once an everyday ecology. He offers us both practical knowledge about how to live with trees to mutual benefit and hope that humans may again learn what the persistence and generosity of trees can teach.  Logan, a Greenlight neighbor who also manages the trees at our neighbor St. Joseph’s College, presents his book in conversation with former poet laureate of New York, Marie Howe.

Event date: 

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 7:30pm

Event address: 

686 Fulton street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Sprout Lands: Tending the Endless Gift of Trees Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393609417
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 26th, 2019

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