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Pacific Salmon Life Histories

UBC Press

Pacific Salmon Life Histories gives detailed descriptions of the different life phases through which each of the seven species pass.

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Masters of the Ocean Realm

Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises

UBC Press

Provides a colourful, accessible introduction to how scientists study whales, dolphins and porpoises - our close relatives - and what they have learned.

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Life in Stone

A Natural History of British Columbia's Fossils

Edited by Rolf Ludvigsen
UBC Press

Richly illustrated with photographs and drawings, this is the first book to focus on British Columbia's fossils.

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The Resettlement of British Columbia

Essays on Colonialism and Geographical Change

UBC Press

In this beautifully crafted collection of essays, Cole Harris reflects on the strategies of colonialism in British Columbia during the first 150 years after the arrival of European settlers.

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Birds of British Columbia, Volume 3

Passerines - Flycatchers through Vireos

UBC Press

The Birds of British Columbia is a complete reference work for bird-watchers, ornithologists, and naturalists who want in-depth information on the province's regularly occurring and rare birds.

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Plants of British Columbia

Scientific and Common Names of Vascular Plants, Bryophytes, and Lichens

UBC Press

An up-to-date checklist of the current valid taxonomy for all vascular plants, bryophytes, and lichens in British Columbia.

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Transients

Mammal-Hunting Killer Whales of B.C., Washington State, and Southeast Alaska

UBC Press

This book focuses on the enigmatic and exciting mammal-hunting killer whales and contains the latest information on the natural history of transient killer whales and how and where to best watch them.

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Animals and Nature

Cultural Myths, Cultural Realities

UBC Press

“No one tradition alone offers a sufficient respect for other species. Taken together, they may offer a prospect for saner human-animal relations.” – From the book

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Aboriginal Plant Use in Canada's Northwest Boreal Forest

UBC Press, Canadian Forest Service

This is a handbook of more than 200 traditional plants and their usage among First Nations people in Canada's northwest boreal forest (northern Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta).

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Birds of British Columbia, Volume 4

Wood Warblers through Old World Sparrows

UBC Press

The culmination of more than 25 years of effort, this much-awaited final volume of The Birds of British Columbia completes what some have called one of the most important regional ornithological works in North America.

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Butterflies of British Columbia

Including Western Alberta, Southern Yukon, the Alaska Panhandle, Washington, Northern Oregon, Northern Idaho, and Northwestern Montana

UBC Press

The butterfly fauna of British Columbia is by far the largest and most diverse in Canada. With the publication of this volume, there is finally a comprehensive, single source that summarizes all available information on butterflies in the British Columbia and adjacent areas.

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Raccoons

A Natural History

UBC Press
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Awe for the Tiger, Love for the Lamb

A Chronicle of Sensibility to Animals

UBC Press

Brings together the most significant statements of sensibility to animals in the history of thought.

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Restoration of the Great Lakes

Promises, Practices, and Performances

UBC Press

Using original findings from surveys, interviews, and other documents, this volume looks at how various levels of government are attempting to restore the environment in the Great Lakes.

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A Passion for Wildlife

The History of the Canadian Wildlife Service

UBC Press

A chronicle of the Canadian Wildlife Service and the evolution of wildlife policy over the first 50 years of this venerable Canadian institution's history.

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Birds of Ontario: Habitat Requirements, Limiting Factors, and Status

Volume 1–Nonpasserines: Loons through Cranes

UBC Press

This work provides a comprehensive summary of the life history requirements of bird species in the Ontario, including information on habitat, limiting factors, and status.

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Shaped by the West Wind

Nature and History in Georgian Bay

UBC Press

This wide-ranging history of Georgian Bay examines changing cultural representations of landscape over time, shifts between resource development and recreational use, and environmental politics of place -- stories central to the Canadian experience.

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