Finding the Mother Tree by Suzanne Simard

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ISBN: 9780141990286
ISBN-10: 0141990287
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 15th June 2022
Publisher: Penguin UK
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.0 x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.29
Edition Number: 1


Finding the Mother Tree by Suzanne Simard: Unveiling the Secrets of the Forest

In her enlightening book, Finding the Mother Tree, Suzanne Simard, a world-renowned scientist in plant communication and intelligence, shares how she uncovered the secrets of the forest.

Growing up in the robust forest communities of British Columbia, Suzanne Simard challenged and changed long-held beliefs by demonstrating that trees and plants are interconnected underground through an extensive network of fungal mycelia. At the heart of this network are the Mother Trees—enigmatic and potent entities that nurture and sustain the forest ecosystem.

Finding the Mother Tree narrates Simard’s lifelong journey of groundbreaking discoveries about trees—their perceptions, behaviors, healing abilities, communication, memory, and wisdom. Her pivotal research has profoundly influenced our understanding of the forest’s complex life cycles that are crucial to our survival and has taught us valuable lessons about resilience and relationality.

About the Author

Dr. Suzanne Simard was born in the Monashee Mountains of British Columbia. She is a Professor of Forest Ecology at the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Forestry. Renowned globally for her pioneering research on how trees communicate and collaborate through underground networks, her work significantly impacts forest health and biodiversity.

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