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Growing & Wildcrafting Medicinal Plants in the Pacific Northwest
Friends of the Trees Society. January 2003 edition. A compilation of many articles and handouts. It includes information on wildcrafting and growing; an annotated bibliography of our favorite herb books, organizations and periodicals; our"Checklist of Medicinal Plant Species for Termperate Climates" listing 1,022 species of medicinal plants by genera and family; and our checklist of "Northwest Medicinal Plants with Known Medicinal Properties". 150 pages.
Ethnobotany & Ethnoecology Resource Guide
Friends of the Trees Society. 1999. One of the most comprehensive directories to contemporary ethnobotany and ethnoecology. International in scope. The Guide reviews 545 books and articles, 41 web sites, 57 organizations, 40 periodicals, 40 publishers, 28 educational institutions and 13 ethnobotanical gardens. Over 800 resources in total. 78 pages.
Restoration Forestry: An International Guide to Sustainable Forestry Practices
Michael Pilarski, Editor. Kivaki Press, 1994. This 528-page book includes articles by over 50 authors plus a resource guide to over 2,400 noteworthy forestry books, articles, organizations, periodicals and individuals. It offers the most comprehensive, international overview of sustainable forestry available.
Subtropical & Tropical Medicinal Plants Checklist
Friends of the Trees Society. 2001. This Checklist includes 1,700 medicinal plants listed by family, genera and species. There is a genera to family index and a common name index. A useful reference for people researching medicinal plants for the subtropics or tropics. 48 pages.
Agroforestry Guide to Hawaii: A Directory to Restoration, Forestry, Agroforestry, Permaculture & Sustainable Agriculture in the Hawaiian Islands
Published November, 1997 by Friends of the Trees Society. Michael Pilarski, Editor/compiler. 187 pages. Over 800 references. The most comprehensive resource guide to sustainable natural resource management in Hawaii.
Third World Resource Guide
Michael Pilarski and Michael G. Smith, compilers. Published May, 1993 by Friends of the Trees Society. The Third World Resource Guide gives names, addresses and brief descriptions of groups working in forestry, sustainable agriculture, and conservation. 425 organizations, 95 periodicals, and 275 other useful references. A great resource for grass-roots workers in Latin America, Africa, Asia and the Pacific.
Kiwifruit Enthusiasts Journal #6
Friends of the Trees publishes the Kiwifruit Enthusiasts Journal; the leading source of information on growing hardy kiwifruit in the world! 196 pages.
Forty Years with the Fairies
by Daphne Charters (Author), Michael Pilarski (Editor). Offers readers of all ages an incredible view into the lives of 34 intelligent fairies. True fairy tales told by the fairies themselves. Plant fairies live wherever there are plants, even in the cities. In 1950, Daphne Charters who lived near the edge of a town in England began to see the fairies who lived in her neighborhood. Eventually Daphne became their good friend. Daphne had ongoing friendships with these fairies for forty years. Over the years Daphne worked with 34 individual fairies from two groups of nature fairies and one group of house fairies. The fairies told Daphne about their lives, their exploits, their work and their spiritual development. Daphne wrote it all down. The Collected Fairy Manuscripts of Daphne Charters are one of the great, fairy literary treasures of the twentieth century. Hitherto these manuscripts have been available to only a few. Daphne's writings offer one of the most intimate looks into the lives of the fairies available today.