Environmentalists & Naturalists
By Gene Walz
There is nothing better than the sight of a rare bird. Whether sitting in your backyard when an errant traveller stops by, or trekking to an exotic location, every encounter is a gift.
Through a lifetime of experiences, Gene Walz shares the joy of the birding life in Happiness ... Read more
Hiram Cody Tegart (Cody) was born in 1950 to a pioneering family in the Columbia Valley of British Columbia. He grew up on a ranch near Brisco where he learned to ride, shoot and work hard at a young age. Some of his earliest memories were of watching men ride off to his dad's ... Read more
Over a twelve-month period spanning 197677, Soren Bondrup-Nielsen conducted bird surveys in the territory that would become Pukaskwa National Park (pronounced Puck-a-saw), a tract of wilderness on the northern shore of Lake Superior. As plans to establish the new park were ... Read more
By Jan Drabek
In 1939 the botanist Vladimir Krajina joined the Czech Resistance and quickly became one of its leaders. Incredible escapes from the Gestapo followed while some 20,000 radio messages were sent by his group to London, among them those about the pending invasion of the Balkans ... Read more
An exhilarating mix of natural history and personal exploration Whale in the Door is a passionate account of a woman’s transformative experience of her adopted home. For thousands of years, Howe Sound, an inlet in the Salish Sea provided abundant food, shelter, and stories, ... Read more
From award-winning author Merilyn Simonds, a remarkable biography of an extraordinary woman — a Swedish aristocrat who survived the Russian Revolution to become an internationally renowned naturalist, one of the first to track the mid-century decline of songbirds.
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You have been referred!: My life in Applied Anthropology, is a career memoir spanning the period 1969 - 2014, and detailing the process whereby the author combined his philosophical grounding in both Anthropology and Law to find fulfillment in several Canadian non- governmental ... Read more