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Chasing Clayoquot : a wilderness almanac

Author: David Pitt-Brooke; Scott Steedman; Adrian Dorst
Publisher: Vancouver : Greystone Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published in 2004, and now with a new introduction by the author and a foreword by Robert F. Kennedy Jr., this book of natural history, environmentalism, and politics explores one of the Earth's last primeval places: Clayoquot Sound. Pitt-Brooke takes the reader on 12 journeys, one for each month of the year. Each journey covers the outstanding natural event of that season, such as whale-watching in April,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Pitt-Brooke; Scott Steedman; Adrian Dorst
ISBN: 9781553656227 1553656229
OCLC Number: 649908736
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 287 pages) : illustrations, maps, portrait
Contents: Author's note for this edition --
Foreword / Robert F. Kennedy Jr. --
Prologue: Beginnings --
January: Chasing the Tempest: Who Has Seen the Wind? --
February: Clear and Cold: A Break in the Storm --
March: Nature's Plenty: Herring Time --
April: Thar She Blows!: The Springtime Migration of Gray Whales --
May: Wind Birds: Mudflats and Shorebird Migration --
June: Hanging On for Dear Life: The Intertidal Zone --
July: Through a Glass Darkly: A (Very) Brief Voyage of Oceanic Discovery --
August: In the Shadow of the Pacific: The Mountains of Clayoquot Sound --
September: Waste Not, Want Naught: Coastal Temperate Rainforest --
October: Ring of Bright Water: Bears, Salmon and Wild Rivers --
November: Day of the Dead: Seeking Y'aq-wii-itq-quu? as (Those Who Were Here Before) --
December: A Measure of History: In Search of the Recent Past --
Epilogue: East of Eden.
Responsibility: David Pitt-Brooke ; [editing by Scott Steedman ; photographs by Adrian Dorst].
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First published in 2004, and now with a new introduction by the author and a foreword by Robert F. Kennedy Jr., this book of natural history, environmentalism, and politics explores one of the Earth's last primeval places: Clayoquot Sound. Pitt-Brooke takes the reader on 12 journeys, one for each month of the year. Each journey covers the outstanding natural event of that season, such as whale-watching in April, shorebird migration in May, and the salmon spawn in October.

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