Daily Archives: February 1, 2014


http://www.cbc.ca/ideas/episodes/2013/11/25/the-witness-trees/ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s epic poem Evangeline begins with the words “This is the forest primeval”. Longfellow was talking about the rich Acadian forest, and was taking a little poetic license. In fact, settlers and boat-builders had already pillaged those forests. They were later altered again and again as the pulp and […]

The Witness Trees