By Stan Rowe
First released in 1990, the essays in Home Place range from the personalthe search for a childhood vision of pristine grassland, the boy who goes from hunting to respecting wildlife and the living space around himto theory on land use, environmental law, agriculture, education, ... Read more
In 1954 Hurricane Hazel caused such destruction around Lake Ontario that it's a vivid memory half a century later. In 2003 Hurricane Juan so devastated the Halifax, Nova Scotia, area that complete recovery will take decades. In the fall of 2005, Hurricane Katrina, immediately ... Read more
The vulnerable visage of the crown jewel of planet Earth.
An exploration of the earth's last wild frontier, filled with high-stakes stories of people and places facing an uncertain future.
On a life raft in the Mediterranean, a teenager from Ghana wonders whether he will reach ... Read more
By Don Gayton
Interwoven Wild: An Ecologist Loose In the Garden begins with an intimate look at Don Gayton in his BC garden with his dog Spud. Striking a series of premises - the first one being that gardening is essentially an irrational act - he logically and humorously begins to unravel ... Read more
Invasive Species is the eagerly awaited debut collection from poet Claire Caldwell. In these poems the calamities of climate change and the dangers of the natural world are juxtaposed against the intimacies of daily life. You will hear the voice of a woman, mauled to death by ... Read more
Text by Trevor Herriot
Photographs by Branimir Gjetvaj
From esteemed naturalist Trevor Herriot and acclaimed nature photographer Branimir Gjetvag, Islands of Grass is a beautiful, well-researched call-to-action and a passionately wrought love letter to the prairie grasslands that are rapidly disappearing in the wake of modernity's ... Read more
Listening to the Bees is a collaborative exploration by two writers to illuminate the most profound human questions: Who are we? Who do we want to be in the world?
Through the distinct but complementary lenses of science and poetry, Mark Winston and Renée Saklikar reflect ... Read more
Combining personal experience with concrete fact, A. K. Hellum's Listening to Trees tells the story of a man's lifelong journey to salvage today's declining forests. In this enlightening account of Hellum's half-century career as a forester, we become privy to our environment's ... Read more
“Edifying and entertaining. ” — Foreword Reviews, starred review
A rollicking exploration of the history and future of our favorite foods
When we humans love foods, we love them a lot. In fact, we have often eaten them into extinction, whether it is the megafauna of the ... Read more
Edited by Mona Fertig
Introduction by Gail Sjuberg
A treasury of writing celebrating the beauty, community, and importance of our archipelagos.
Forty skilled island writers share their love of the many islands in the Salish Sea off British Columbia’s coast through passionate, eclectic and reflective–new and previously unpublished–essays, ... Read more