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  • Cover image (Magnetic North)

    Magnetic North
    Sea Voyage to Svalbard

    “Windburned, eyes closed, this: beneath the keening of bergs, a deeper thresh of glaciers calving, creaking with sun. Sound of earth, her bones, wide russet bowl of hips splaying open. From these s...

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  • Cover image (Vascular Plants of Alberta, Part 1)

    Vascular Plants of Alberta, Part 1

    Vascular Plants of Alberta is a user-friendly, portable key to the ferns, fern allies, gymnosperms, and monocots of Alberta. This key to the species of Alberta will delight all those interested in ...

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    Why Grow Here

    “A visitor from down south stared at my apple tree and said: ‘Those don’t grow here you know. It’s too cold.’ If the apricot tree in Highlands knew it couldn’t live here, it might stop scattering w...

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    Salmon

    Salmon: A Scientific Memoir investigates a narrative that is important to the identity of the Pacific Northwest Coast – the salmon as an iconic species. Traditionally it’s been a narrative that is ...

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    Salmon

    Salmon: A Scientific Memoir investigates a narrative that is important to the identity of the Pacific Northwest Coast – the salmon as an iconic species. Traditionally it’s been a narrative that is ...

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    The Homeward Wolf

    Winner! 2014 Mountain Literature / Jon Whyte Award, Banff Mountain Book and Film Festival Wolves have become a complicated comeback story. Their tracks are once again making trails throughout west...

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  • Cover image (The Reindeer Botanist)

    The Reindeer Botanist

    The Reindeer Botanist: Alf Erling Porsild, 1901-1977 is the first biography of one of Canada's most remarkable botanists. Alf Erling Porsild (1901-1977) grew up on the Arctic Station in West Greenl...

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  • Cover image (The World of Wolves)

    The World of Wolves

    The grey wolf is one of the world's most polarizing and charismatic species. Respected, adored, or held in awe by many as an icon of wilderness, wolves have also sparked fear and hatred when they h...

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  • Cover image (A New Era for Wolves and People)

    A New Era for Wolves and People

    Wolves hold an almost mythical status in the cultural history of Europe and North America. For hundreds of years, they have been the subject of fairy tales and other lore, embodying mystery, cunnin...

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    The Clever Body

    In Western civilization, we have come to regard the body as an instrument or a machine that responds to external challenges but does not have a life or creativity of its own. Thanks to some of its ...

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    An Alberta Bestiary

    An Alberta Bestiary: Animals of the Rolling Hills seeks to build on the traditions of the medieval bestiary and considers the unique animals of the Alberta mountains and foothills. From the perspec...

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