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Birds of British Columbia, Volume 2

Nonpasserines - Diurnal Birds of Prey through Woodpeckers

UBC Press

This volume completes the nonpasserine species and contains accounts for the diurnal birds of prey through woodpeckers.

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Birds of British Columbia, Volume 1

Nonpasserines - Introduction, Loons through Waterfowl

UBC Press

For the first time, the natural history, migration patterns, habitat requirements, reproductive biology, and distribution of the province's birdlife are combined in one publication.

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Sonoran Desert Life

The University of Arizona Press

This lavishly illustrated and informatively written book offers readers a guide to the Sonoran Desert that will enhance their understanding of the plants and animals that live there. Designed to be carried easily when traveling, it will enable the whole family to identify commonly found annuals, perennials, cactuses, shrubs, and trees, as ...

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Brave New West

The University of Arizona Press

When Jim Stiles moved west from Kentucky in the 1970s to make Moab, Utah, his home, that corner of the rural West had already endured decades of obscurity, a uranium boom and then a bust, and was facing an identity crisis. What kind of economy would prevent Moab from becoming yet another ghost town? For more than two decades, ...

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Birds of the World

UBC Press

Comprehensive, authoritative, and beautifully illustrated, this stunning collection of art and text captures the grace, beauty, and flamboyance of the world’s bird features 1,600 original paintings of 1,307 species.

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When a Family Pet Dies

A Guide to Dealing with Children's Loss

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

When a pet dies, it can have a huge impact on children, and it is important that parents can understand and support them. This easy-to-read guide to children's grief suggests methods for sensitively addressing the emotional needs of children and gives age-appropriate strategies. It is an informative resource for parents and professionals.

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River of Memory

The Everlasting Columbia

UBC Press

River of Memory fosters connections between the river’s natural and human histories by encouraging readers to linger along the river’s shores and spend time reflecting on its dramatic mountain and plateau landscapes.

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A Practitioner's Guide to Freshwater Biodiversity Conservation

Island Press

A Practitioner's Guide to Freshwater Biodiversity Conservation brings together knowledge and experience from conservation practitioners and experts around the world to help readers understand the global challenge of conserving biodiversity in freshwater ecosystems.

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Brute Souls, Happy Beasts, and Evolution

The Historical Status of Animals

UBC Press

In this provocative inquiry into the status of animals in human society from the fifth century BC to the present, Rod Preece provides a wholly new perspective on the human-animal relationship.

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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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