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Canada Jay, The

The National Bird of Canada”

by David Bird
edition: Paperback
also available: Digital edition (DVD)
tagged: birds, essays

The Canada Jay as Canada's National Bird” presents a convincing argument for the official recognition of the Canada Jay as our national bird by the federal government. With chapters written by several authors, including experts on the species, whimsical poetry, perspectives from all three founding peoples of Canada, many excellent colourful photo …

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Tree Thieves

Crime and Survival in North America's Woods

by Lyndsie Bourgon
edition: Hardcover
tagged: trees, natural resources, environmental conservation & protection

“An absorbing true-crime story and a fascinating examination of the deep and troubled relationship between people and forests.”
—Michelle Nijhuis, author of Beloved Beasts

A fast-paced investigation into timber poaching that reveals why stealing trees has become a billion-dollar industry.

Deep in the thickets of North America’s most ancient w …

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The World As We Knew It

Dispatches From a Changing Climate

edited by Amy Brady & Tajja Isen
edition: Paperback
tagged: essays, ecology, global warming & climate change

Nineteen leading literary writers from around the globe offer timely, haunting first-person reflections on how climate change has altered their lives—including essays by Lydia Millet, Alexandra Kleeman, Kim Stanley Robinson, Omar El Akkad, Lidia Yuknavitch, Melissa Febos, and more

In this riveting anthology, leading literary writers reflect on ho …

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Straggle

Adventures in Walking While Female

by Tanis MacDonald
edition: Paperback
tagged: essays, women authors, canadian

Tanis MacDonald walks the reader down many paths, pointing out the sights, exclaiming over birds, sharing stories and asking questions about who gets to walk freely through our cities, parks and wilderness. She walks to understand the place she now calls home in Southern Ontario, catalogues the fauna around her and walks through illness. Wry, smart …

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Field Notes on Listening

by Kit Dobson
edition: Paperback
tagged: canadian, personal memoirs

At the start of a new Star Wars movie Kit Dobson suddenly realized his daughter had never truly seen the night sky. From then on he began to think seriously about how little we, as humans, interact with the natural world and how that has changed our place within it. Written in elegant sections, Field Notes on Listening starts at Dobson’s kitchen …

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Invasive Flora of the West Coast

British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest

by Collin Varner
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: regional, flowers

A compact, full-colour field guide to the growing number of invasive plant species spreading across coastal BC and the Pacific Northwest, highlighting their hazards and uses.

The spread of invasive plant species is a growing concern across the coastal Pacific Northwest. Invasive plants compete for space with native plants, alter the natural habitat, …

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Trout Tracks

Essays on Fly Fishing

by Jim McLennan
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: fishing, rivers, essays

A new collection of outdoor writing from one of fly fishing’s most popular essayists.

 

Drawn from 55 years of excessive obsession with trout, water, streams, and flies, this collection of essays from Canada’s most widely read fly-fishing author since Roderick Haig-Brown reveals the depth of engagement that this sport engenders. Poised and polish …

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A Garden for the Rusty-Patched Bumblebee

Creating Habitat for Native Pollinators: Ontario and Great Lakes Edition

by Lorraine Johnson & Sheila Colla, illustrated by Ann Sanderson
edition: Paperback
tagged: insects & spiders, canada, beekeeping

An inspiring and practical guide to creating beautiful habitat gardens full of life

A Garden for the Rusty-Patched Bumblebee provides all the information gardeners need to take action to support and protect pollinators, by creating habitat in yards and community spaces, on balconies and boulevards, everywhere!

With more than 300 native plants of Onta …

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What You Won’t Do For Love: A Conversation

by David Suzuki; Tara Cullis; Miriam Fernandes & Ravi Jain
edition: Paperback
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, global warming & climate change, environmental science

What if we could love the planet as much as we love one another?

"Warm, wise, and overflowing with generosity, this is a love story so epic it embraces all of creation. Yet another reminder of how blessed we are to be in the struggle with elders like David and Tara.” – Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis

What You Won’t Do for Love is an inspiring c …

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The Kootenay Wolves

Five Years Following a Wild Wolf Pack

by (photographer) John E. Marriott
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
tagged: wolves, environmental conservation & protection, plants & animals

A thrilling and spectacularly illustrated photography book full of behavioural observations and wolf tales that will engage those interested in the state of wild wolves throughout North America.

On August 24, 2013, professional wildlife photographer John E. Marriott received a phone call that would dramatically alter the course of his career for the …