Ecology

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All the Birds of Nova Scotia

By Ian McLaren

All the Birds of Nova Scotia aims to help observers evaluate bird sightings in Nova Scotia by focusing on the finer details of occurrence and identification. Compiling and evaluating a broad range of historical and contemporary data gathered by both ornithologists and amateur ... Read more

Home Place

By Stan Rowe

First released in 1990, the essays in Home Place range from the personal—the search for a childhood vision of pristine grassland, the boy who goes from hunting to respecting wildlife and the living space around him—to theory on land use, environmental law, agriculture, education, ... Read more

Imperilled Ocean

By Laura Trethewey

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

Interwoven Wild

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

By Claire Caldwell

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

Pond Memories

By Lil Anderson

“Wildlife rehabilitators, or wildlife custodians, as we are now called in Ontario, often do not have the opportunity to monitor the lives of their wards once they have been released to the wild. Sometimes that may be just as well, as even youngsters raised by their natural ... Read more

Regreen

Edited by Madhur Anand & Adam Dickinson

In every walk of Canadian life--from business to education to the everyday--the reality is that increasingly you will be in contact with Anishnaabe World. Knowing something about Aboriginal people and their reality not only gives you an advantage over those who don't, it's just ... Read more

Salal

By Laurie Ricou

Salal is a unique book about a commonplace plant. Part travel narrative, part literary memoir, part "ethnography" of a plant that usually goes unnoticed, Laurie Ricou's book traces the poetry and culture of salal, while letting readers in on its secrets. Salal's high-gloss leaves ... Read more

This Orchard Sound

By John Terpstra

In This Orchard Sound, poet and woodworker John Terpstra takes the reader to an abandoned fruit orchard as it being bulldozed. From the twisted limbs of apple, pear and plum trees to cars dripping fluids far removed from the rain that once fell on the orchard grass, Terpstra ... Read more