Published On: Thu, Mar 23rd, 2017

Nature Lover’s Book Club to read “The Forest Unforeseen – A Year’s Watch in Nature.”

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Date(s) - 03/23/2017
6:15 pm

Doylestown Bookshop


Calling all nature enthusiasts and book worms for the Bucks County Audubon Society Nature Lover’s Book Club to be

held at the Doylestown Bookshop every 4 th Thursday of the month at 6:15pm! In March, we shall be reading and

discussing “The Forest Unforeseen – A Year’s Watch in Nature,” by David Haskell.

Biologist David Haskell uses a one-square- meter patch of old-growth forest as a window to the entire natural world.

Visiting it almost daily for one year to trace natures path through the seasons, he brings the forest and its

inhabitants to vivid life. Each chapter begins with an observation: a salamander scuttling across the leaf litter; the

first blossom of spring wildflowers. From these, Haskell spins a brilliant web of biology and ecology, explaining the

science that binds together the tiniest microbes and the largest mammals and describing the ecosystems that have

cycled for thousands of years.

The group is open to anyone who has a passion for the environment and wants to share and discuss with like-minded

individuals. To get started on your reading journey, visit our blog site,! Here

you will find discussion questions, future book lists, and a link to purchase the book (at discount!) from the Doylestown

Bookshop. We welcome your insights and input for these readings!

About the Author

- Born in Brooklyn, raised at the Jersey Shore, lives in New Hope with wife, two kids, and too many rescued animals. Masters in politics from New York University. Former head of communications for MetLife, Vonage, Lincoln Financial. Former reporter for New Hope Gazette. Makes sure the Editorial and Advertising departments are kept separate.

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