With public gatherings being cancelled to limit the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019, I have cancelled my plans to host a book launch for Legacy of Trees right now.
Describing Stanley Park through the stories of its trees, Legacy of Trees: Purposeful Wandering in Vancouver’s Stanley Park is being published by Heritage House of Victoria in Spring 2020 as an 8.5″ x 9″ glossy paperback with around 250 photos in under 300 pages.
Available from your favourite bookstore or online retailer. $29.95 paperback | $15.99 ebook
The history and botanical properties of
hundreds of distinctive West Coast trees are revealed
in this whimsical and warmly narrated ramble through one of the world’s greatest urban parks.
An English Oak is Featured in Chapter 14: “An Oak at Brockton Oval”
Here’s an image of the King Edward VII’s English oak that was planted on August 9, 1902 by the Brockton Point Association.
Late October 2019
Photographer and friend Silmara Emde and I had a wonderful afternoon strolling Stanley Park in late October 2019.
This picture below is of me with the first tree that led me to research the history of the trees of Stanley Park. It’s the Queen Elizabeth Oak in the Putting Green.