The Sierra Club Nature Writing Handbook: A Creative Guide
This newest volume in the Sierra Club's acclaimed The series includes autobiographical writings, essays, short stories, and poetry that communicate a passion for nature which enhances our appreciation of a wide range of landscapes and wildlife. Diverse in mood and setting, the nineteen selections, including seven in print for the first time, represent the best of the genre.
Readers will delight in Chip Rawlins's memoir of life in the Wind River Mountains of Wyoming, Dan O'Brien's tale of falconry on the Great Plains, David Rains Wallace's exploration of the Darien, Barry Lopez's essay on the coral reefs of the Caribbean island of Bonaire, and Marybeth Holleman's evocative essay on St. Lawrence Island in the Bering Sea.
Other contributors are Rick Bass, SueEllen Campbell, Lisa Couturier, John Daniel, Jan Grover, Penny Harter, Adele Ne Jame, Homer Kizer, W. S. Merwin, David Petersen, April N. Rieveschl, Alianor True, Louise Wagenknecht, and Terry Tempest Williams.
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In its original conception, the book was intended to focus only on the grizzly bear
and the gray wolf, the former a possible relict population and the latter an
extirpated species in Colorado. My editor and publisher, however, insisted that I ...
The next phase of research for this chapter involved interviewing key players in
potential attempts to reintroduce the bear: the Director of the Colorado Division of
Wildlife, the Chairman of the Colorado Wildlife Commission, the Executive Vice ...
[There is] no question that the physical habitat for grizzly bears exists in Colorado
. That really isn't an issue. What is an issue is 1986 mankind's intolerance for
grizzly bears in Colorado. Change the attitudes first before sacrificing the bears [
in a ...