Recommended Reading

Arno, S.F., Hammerly, R.P. 1977.
Northwest Trees: Identifying and Understanding the Region's Native Trees. The Mountaineers, Seattle.

Associated General Contractors of Washington. 1988.
Waste Disposal and Erosion/Sediment Control Methods. A.G.C. of Washington, Seattle.

Brown, G.E. 1972.
The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs and Conifers. Faber and Faber, London.

Downing, J. 1983.
The Coast of Puget Sound: Its Processes and Development. Washington Sea Grant, University of Washington Press, Seattle.

Harris, R.W. 1992.
Integrated Management of Landscape Trees, Shrubs and Vines. 2nd Edition. Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.

Kruckeberg, A.R. 1982.
Gardening With Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest: An Illustrated Guide. University of Washington Press, Seattle.

Kruckeberg, A.R. 1991.
The Natural History of Puget Sound Country. University of Washington Press, Seattle.

Michigan Sea Grant College Program. 1988.
Vegetation and Its Role in Reducing Great Lakes Shoreline Erosion. Report # MICHU-SG-88-700.

Shigo, A. 1986.
A New Tree Biology: Facts, Photos, and Philosophies on Trees and Their Problems and Proper Care. Shigo and Trees Associates, Durham, New Hampshire.

Sunset. 1983.
Pruning Handbook. Lane Publishing, Menlo Park, California.

Tainter, S.P. 1982.
Bluff Slumping and Stability: A Consumer's Guide. Report #MICHU-SG-82-902. Michigan Sea Grant, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Terich, T.A., M. Schwartz, and J. Johannessen. 1991.
Coastal Erosion Management: Annotated Bibliographies on Shoreline Hardening Effects, Vegetative Erosion Control, and Beach Nourishment. Western Washington University for Shoreland and Coastal Zone Management Program, Department of Ecology, Olympia.

Terich, T.A. 1987.
Living With the Shore of Puget Sound and the Strait of Georgia. Duke University Press, Durham, North Carolina.

Thorsen, Gerald W. 1987.
Soil Bluffs + Rain = Slide Hazards. Washington Geologic Newsletter. 15(3):3-11.

U.S.D.A. Forest Service. 1992.
Long-Range Planning for Developed Sites in the Pacific Northwest: The Context of Hazard Tree Management. FPM-TP039-92. Portland, Oregon.

U.S.D.A. Soil Conservation Service. 1987.
Soil Erosion by Water. Agricultural Information Bulletin 513.

U.S.D.A. Soil Conservation Service County Soil Surveys (various).

Washington State Department of Ecology. 1978.
Coastal Zone Atlas of Washington (Several volumes, out of print. Check your local library).

Washington State University Cooperative Extension Bulletins
  • EB440 Trees of Washington
  • EB1157 Construction Damage to Trees
  • EB1619 Pruning Trees: A Guide for Homeowners
  • PNW184 Thinning: An Important Timber Management Tool
  • PNW195 Impacts of Forest Practices on Surface Erosion
  • PNW209 Slope Stability on Forest Soils
  • PNW217 Compaction of Forest Soils

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