The Tree Thieves

Lyndsie Bourgon, author, oral historian, and 2018 National Geographic Explorer chats to Sharon about her new book, the Tree Thieves, which covers the subject of timber poaching.

The book follows cases of redwood burl theft and maple and cedar poaching, and then branches out to consider the global timber trade and work being done by the US Fish & Wildlife Service and Forest Service to keep up with wide scale poaching