Sponsoring Organization: U.S. National Arboretum
AMERICAN CANOPY: Trees, Forests, and the Making of a Nation
History buffs and nature lovers alike will relish the unique story of the relationship between Americans and their trees presented at this illustrated talk. Author and historian Eric Rutkow will discuss his newly released book, American Canopy, and explore the critical role that trees and forests played in every facet of the development of the United States. Thoroughly researched, entertaining, and full of colorful characters, this is a version of American history that has not been told before. Books available for purchase and signing at the presentation. Fee: $12 ($10 FONA) Registration required.