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Arboretum Bulletin no. 45, Connecticut’s Sandy Shores: An Introduction to the Geology, Ecology, Plants and Animals, published in conjunction with the Connecticut Sea Grant based at the University of Connecticut, is NOW available and is a companion to Salt Marsh Plants of Long Island Sound - Bulletin 40. Submit the online order form to secure your copy - *Please note, the cost for Bulletin no. 45 is $18 plus shipping. Include an additional $4.00 postage and handling for a single bulletin. For multiple copies add $1.00 postage for each additional bulletin. No discounts apply for Bulletin no. 45.
New Directions in the American Landscape
Bulletin 44 - New Directions in the American Landscape commemorates the 30th anniversary of the NDAL conference. Five chapters illustrate how an expanded definition of “ecological design”—including contributions from agroecology, anthropology, social justice, art, and the ecological sciences—can yield environmentally sound, yet culturally connected landscapes. Larry Weaner et al. 44 pp., 2019. $5
Birds of the Connecticut College Arboretum: Eighty Years of Change
Bulletin 42 - The Mamacoke Conservation Area is an overview of research and management, with an emphasis on long term water fowl trends, at Mamacoke Island Natural Area and its surroundings. Glenn Dreyer, Robert Askins and Scott Peterson. 2016. $5
Trap Rock Ridges of Connecticut: Natural History and Land Use
Bulletin 40 -Salt Marsh Plants of Long Island Sound Color photographs and line drawings enhance written descriptions of the 25 most common plants in this important habitat. Color fold-out photo of typical marsh locates where the plants are found. Replaces Bulletin 25. 38 pp., 2009. $5
Bulletin 38 - The Hidden World of Plants A scanning electron microscope survey of the Native Plant Collection, Connecticut College Arboretum. Brief description of the scanning electron microscope and of the plant structures depicted in 50 stunningly detailed close-up photographs. 40 pp., 2003. $5
Bulletin 9 - Six Points of Especial Botanical Interest in Connecticut Richard H. Goodwin, Frank E. Egler, William A. Niering, Charles E. Olmsted, David M. Smith, Henry W. Hicock, Herbert I. Winer and Edward C. Childs. 32pp. August 1956. The areas described are the Barn Island Marshes; the Connecticut Arboretum: Ecological and Herbicide Research; the North Haven Sand Plains; Catlin Wood, White Memorial Foundation, Litchfield; the Cathedral Pines, Cornwall; and an Old-growth Hemlock Stand, Bigelow Pond, Norfolk.
Bulletin 2 - The Connecticut Arboretum at Connecticut College New London George S. Avery Jr., Katharine Matthies, Katharine Blunt, C B. Graves and Katherine Floyd. 27pp. May 1935. Contents include: the Dedication of the Arboretum, the Arboretum and the Tercentenary, Membership, the Owaneco Receipt, the Unit Plan, the Nucleus of the Arboretum, the Propagation of Our Native Trees and Shrubs, Minutes of the Arboretum Association, Visitors Day, the Plant Collection, the Connecticut Arboretum and You.
Native and Naturalized Vascular Plants of Connecticut ChecklistMemoirs of the Connecticut Botanical Society. 232 pp. 2014. This new checklist of 2,852 native and naturalized Connecticut plants is a resource for botanists, gardeners, naturalists and landscape designers. It provides the scientific and common names for each plant, as well as whether a plant growing in the state is: native, exotic, invasive, endangered, threatened, or a special concern. Plants are organized alphabetically by family, then genus, then species or hybrid name, and then by subspecies or variety. This reference book uses the most current scientific plant names, and also provides the old name if it has changed. A complete index allows one to find a plant by either its scientific name or common name. 4 1/2 x 8 inches, spirally bound, with waterproof covers. $10 (plus postage and handling).
Greening Connecticut Cities & Towns: Managing Public Trees and Community Forests by Richard M. Ricard and Glenn D. Dreyer, Editors. 265 pp. 2005. This book is an indispensable reference that helps its readers understand specific aspects of community forestry. Together the editors and contributors place public tree management and community forestry into a greater context of environmental sustainability and economic development. $19.95 (plus postage and handling).
Connecticut's Notable Trees (1998 Update) by Glenn D. Dreyer. 93 pp. Memoirs of the Connecticut Botanical Society No. 2, 1989. Records the locations and stories of the historic trees that have witnessed major events in Connecticut's past, and the largest trees of each taxa. $12.95 (plus postage and handling). Access a computer database maintained at the Connecticut College Arboretum that includes records of over 2,800 individual trees in the state. Information for each tree includes size, location, ownership, and condition. The Connecticut Notable Trees Project
Connecticut Lakes: A Study of the Chemical and Physical Properties of Fifty-six Connecticut Lakes by Richard W. Canavan IV and Peter A. Siver. 299 pp. 1995. This book offers a technical look at the physical and chemical aspects of 56 of the state's lakes, presenting both current information and summaries of previous studies. Chapter one introduces many of the basic concepts of limnology, or freshwater ecology. Chapter two is an in depth comparative analysis of the chemical and physical conditions, including trophic conditions and literature references. The bulk of the volume, Chapter three, is a lake by lake presentation of detailed data. Published by the Connecticut College Arboretum. 8 1/2 x 11 inches. $9.95 (plus postage and handling).
The Wild Gardener in the Wild Landscape by Warren G. Kenfield. (Memorial Edition) 232 pp. 1991. The results of decades of creative research involving the scientific control of unwanted plants combined with an extensive knowledge of plant ecology and horticulture to create an original volume for the homeowner as well as the estate manager. $15.00 (plus postage and handling).
Wildflower Poster features 28 flora native to eastern United States and Canada illustrated by award-winning naturalist and painter John Pitcher of Vermont. Beautiful and educational. 24" x 18". $10 (plus postage and handling).
Charles Chu - Connecticut College Campus High-quality print of a Chinese ink and brush painting of the Connecticut College campus, 1984. 40” x 13” Unframed, $30 (plus postage and handling).