Published DateMOULTONBOROUGH — On Tuesday, July 16 the Lakes Region Conservation Trust (LRCT) will welcome Tom Wessels to the Lakes Region for a presentation titled "Reading the Forested Landscape". The program will take place in the upstairs of the Carriage House at the Castle in the Clouds beginning at 7 p.m.
This program is based on Tom's book, "Reading the Forested Landscape, A Natural History of New England". Using evidence such as the shapes of trees, scars on their trunks, the pattern of decay in stumps, the construction of stone walls, and the lay of the land, it is possible to unravel complex stories etched into the forested landscape.
Wessels describes how "reading the landscape is not just about identifying landscape patterns; more importantly, it is an interactive narrative that involves humans and nature. For those interested in enhancing their sense of place, I know of no better way than by becoming intimately acquainted with their local forests and the fascinating stories they tell".
CAPTION:Tom Wessels (Courtesy photo)