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Chasing Clayoquot: A Wilderness Almanac

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In the manner of Thoreau, naturalist David Pitt-Brooke meditates on one of Earth?s last untouched places ? Vancouver Island?s fabled Clayoquot Sound. This area came to prominence during ?Clayoquot Summer,? a 1993 protest that resulted in 800 arrests but also halted the region's destruction by logging. Clayoquot Sound encompasses every imaginable landscape, from alpine tundra to old-growth temperate rain forest. Like Barry Lopez did with the north in Arctic Dreams, Pitt-Brooke approaches this wild, magical place by taking readers on an unforgettable journey for each month of the year. Chasing Clayoquot is a profound ? and political ? trip through an extraordinary environment.

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In the manner of Thoreau, naturalist David Pitt-Brooke meditates on one of Earth's last untouched places - Vancouver Island's fabled Clayoquot Sound. This area came to prominence during Clayoquot Summer, a 1993 protest that resulted in 800 arrests but also halted the region's destruction by logging. Clayoquot Sound encompasses every imaginable landscape, from alpine tundra to old-growth temperate rain forest. Like Barry Lopez did with the north in Arctic Dreams, Pitt-Brooke approaches this wild, magical place by taking readers on an unforgettable journey for each month of the year. Chasing Clayoquot is a profound - and political - trip through an extraordinary environment.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781551925431
Subtitle:
A Wilderness Almanac
Author:
Pitt Brooke, David
Author:
Pitt-Brooke, David
Publisher:
Raincoast Books
Subject:
Canada
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Canada - General
Subject:
Clayoquot Sound Region (B.C.)
Subject:
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20050211
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
14 BandW photos, 15 maps
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 1.1 lb

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"Synopsis" by , In the manner of Thoreau, naturalist David Pitt-Brooke meditates on one of Earth's last untouched places - Vancouver Island's fabled Clayoquot Sound. This area came to prominence during Clayoquot Summer, a 1993 protest that resulted in 800 arrests but also halted the region's destruction by logging. Clayoquot Sound encompasses every imaginable landscape, from alpine tundra to old-growth temperate rain forest. Like Barry Lopez did with the north in Arctic Dreams, Pitt-Brooke approaches this wild, magical place by taking readers on an unforgettable journey for each month of the year. Chasing Clayoquot is a profound - and political - trip through an extraordinary environment.
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