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Our Place : Changing the Nature of Alberta (Paperback) (Kevin Van Tighem)

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Naturalist, hunter, conservation activist and recovering bureaucrat Kevin Van Tighem explores the landscapes and wildlife of one of Canada's most diverse and beautiful provinces and the ways in which Albertans have often failed ? and sometimes succeeded ? at the challenge of sustaining their home place.

Previously published writings are mixed with current reflections on the streams, forests, grasslands and mountains of a Canadian province whose ambivalence about the nature of place, the responsibilities of citizens and the temptations of resource-based prosperity continues to mar the landscape and raise questions about the future. Challenging, eye-opening, instructive and soul-searching, this collection nonetheless delivers an overriding message of hope and possibilities. Alberta is our place now; we can still sustain the best of it, and bring out the best in ourselves, if we choose to know it well and care for it better.
Number of Pages: 376
Genre: Nature
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Heritage Group Dist
Author: Kevin Van Tighem
Language: English
Street Date: April 11, 2017
TCIN: 51999151
UPC: 9781771602037
Item Number (DPCI): 248-38-7428
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