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Eager : the surprising, secret life of beavers and why they matter

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  • 8 of 9 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.

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Prince Rupert Library 333.95 Gold (Text) 33294002049005 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781603587396
  • ISBN: 160358739X
  • ISBN: 9781603589086
  • ISBN: 1603589082
  • Physical Description: print
    regular print
    xi, 286 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : colour illustrations, map ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: White River Junction, Vermont : Chelsea Green Publishing, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Appetite for construction -- Dislodged -- Deceive and exclude -- The beaver whisperer -- Realm of the dammed -- California streaming -- Make the desert bloom -- Wolftopia -- Across the pond -- Let the rodent do the work.
Summary, etc.: Our modern idea of what a healthy landscape looks like and how it functions is distorted by the fur trade that once trapped out millions of beavers from North America's lakes and rivers. Goldfarb shares the powerful story about one of the world's most influential species. He explains how North America was colonized, how our landscapes have changed over the centuries, and how beavers can help us fight drought, flooding, wildfire, extinction, and the ravages of climate change.
Subject: Beavers -- Ecology -- North America
Wildlife conservation -- North America
Beavers -- Habitations -- North America -- History
Colonization (Ecology) -- North America

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