"Grizzly Bears: Guardians of the Wilderness" at Village Books

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Apr 15, 2023 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
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A Nature of Writing Speaker Series event at Village Books in Bellingham - free!

Grizzlies are one of North America's most iconic wildlife species. They once roamed across half the continent, but today the grizzly population has declined at an alarming rate and it is incredibly difficult to rebuild those numbers, especially in places with a lot of people. Yet grizzlies are key members of their ecological communities and a powerful symbol of wilderness.

Filled with facts and richly illustrated with photos, Frances Backhouse's Grizzly Bears: Guardians of the Wilderness explores the biology of grizzlies and the vital ecological role these bears play, and it asks readers to consider what it takes to share the land with them. Learn from conservationists, scientists, Indigenous Peoples and young people who are working to ensure that grizzlies will be with us forever.