Ecosystems & Habitats

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Before We Lost the Lake

By Chad Reimer

For thousands of years, the broad expanse between Sumas and Vedder Mountains east of Vancouver lay under water, forming the bed of Sumas Lake. As recently as a century ago, the lake's shores stood four miles across and six miles long. During yearly high water, the lake spilled ... Read more

Casting into Mystery

By Robert Reid
By (artist) Wesley W Bates

Casting into Mystery celebrates the meditative sport of fly fishing, rejoicing in the camaraderie and quietude to be found not only in the gentle flow of river currents, but also in the community and culture of anglers past and present.

Earthkeeping

By Gary Saunders

The author of Alder Music, Gary Saunders returns with an evocative, lyrical, and immersive collection of personal essays on our relationship with nature and with each other.

In nine sections, Earthkeeping ruminates on the necessity of love and earthkeeping, on forage fish and ... Read more

Fifty Percent of Mountaineering is Uphill

By Susanna Pfisterer

is the enthralling true story of Jasper's Willi Pfisterer, a legend in the field of mountaineering and safety in the Rocky Mountains. For more than thirty years, Willi was an integral part of Jasper's alpine landscape, guiding climbers up to the highest peaks, and rescuing them ... Read more

Great Trees of New Brunswick, 2nd Edition

By David Palmer & Tracy Glynn
Photographs by Arielle DeMerchant

An Atlantic Bestseller

New Brunswick is home to more than five billion trees, many native to the Acadian forest and some exotics introduced by settlers. For this new edition of The Great Trees of New Brunswick (the first edition was published in 1987), forester David Palmer and ... Read more

Ground-Truthing

By Derrick Stacey Denholm

Derrick Stacey Denholm has spent twenty-five years as a forestry field worker, planting trees, marking cutblock boundaries and timber-cruising. In Ground-Truthing, he combines this experience with his perspective as a poet and artist to guide us through the tangle of social, ... Read more

Imminent Domains

By Alessandra Naccarato

Imminent Domains: Reckoning with the Anthropocene invites readers to join a contemplation of survival—our own, and that of the elements that surround us. Using research, lyric prose, and first-hand experiences, Alessandra Naccarato addresses fundamental questions about our ... Read more

Imperilled Ocean

By Laura Trethewey

A Globe and Mail Top 100 Selection
A Writers' Trust of Canada Best Book of the Year
ACBC Books Best Canadian Nonfiction Selection
A Hill Times Top 100 Selection (2020)
Silver Medal, Miramichi Reader's "The Very Best!" Book Awards

An exploration of the earth's last wild frontier, ... Read more

Island

By J. Edward Chamberlin

Ever since humans have been travelling and telling tales, we have been fascinated by islands. Creation stories around the world speak of land rising out of the water, of islands beginning on the backs of turtles or as a result of the ingenuity of birds. The tradition continues ... Read more

Marine Wildlife of the Gros Morne National Park Region

By Wroblewski

A fjord on the west coast of Newfoundland, Bonne Bay finds itself surrounded by the lands of Gros Morne National Park – a Unesco World Heritage Site. Drawing on years of research conducted at The Bonne Bay Marine Station, author Joseph Wroblewski offers a comprehensive guide ... Read more