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O survival In a narrative that is at once profound intimate and informative we meet passionate bird researchers and travel in the footsteps of 19th century botanist John Macoun the last naturalist to see the Great Plains in its pre settlement grandeur In the spirit of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring and Bruce Chatwin’s The Songlines this arresting book fills the heart with. Herriott presents a collection of 18 essays grouped into four parts about grassland birds in southern Saskatchewan Canada though his message is applicable throughout all the grasslands of

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Facing the demise of the very creatures that he has always depended on for his sense of home Herriot sets out to discover why birds are disappearing and what if anything we can do to save them He takes us out to local pastures where a few prairie songbirds sing and nest as well as to the open rangeland where doomed populations of burrowing owls and greater sage grouse cling t. Trevor Herriot has crafted a rare and special book It is part historical exploration and part modern analysis of our relationship with grasslands of North America and how that has impacted

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Wonder and reveals that any hope for the endangered wildness in North America’s heartland depends on people making the right choices on farms in legislatures and in board rooms and even at the supermarket Beautifully illustrated with the author’s own drawings Grass Sky Song awakens our senses to the glory of all birds and calls for a renewed bond between culture and natur. Hang onto your hat You re expecting a glazed over naturalist read You re underestimating a sleeping giant This is an author we need to celebrate here in Canada Perfectly executed scientifi


10 thoughts on “Grass Sky Song

  1. says:

    This is a great book about the decline of birds in the Canajun prairies but not a pessimistic hand wringing type

  2. says:

    This book was a delight to read Reading this book unexpectedly inspired me to move from a life long casual inter

  3. says:

    Trevor Herriot has crafted a rare and special book It is part historical exploration and part modern analysis of our relationship with grasslands of North America and how that has impacted wildlife especially birds As he explores the historical settlement of the prairie in Canada with a focus on his home province of Saskatchewan Herriot moves also through the present moment where grassland birds are disappeari

  4. says:

    A Canadian naturalist's ode to prairie birds Grass Sky Song is both informative and lyrically written The book is occasionally a bit of a bummer ie this field was once chock full of wonderful birds but good luck finding a pigeon here now type of writing but then it soars into larger connections or a sense of hope

  5. says:

    Herriott presents a collection of 18 essays grouped into four parts about grassland birds in southern Saskatchewan Canada though his message is applicable throughout all the grasslands of North America Following each essay Herriott includes a short profile about of one of the species that featured prominently in the preceding essay The book is extraordinarily discouraging with barely a glimmer of hope because almost without exception eac

  6. says:

    An amazing account of grassland birds and conservation from an angle I don't normally get to hear about I really enjoy the storytelling style of writing with each chapter but I wish that for a few of the chapters the accompanying stories were consistent and tidied up I absolutely loved how each chapter ends with a spotlight on a grassland species and the interesting facts that he puts with them

  7. says:

    Hang onto your hat You're expecting a glazed over naturalist read You're underestimating a sleeping giant This is an author we need to celebrate here in Canada Perfectly executed scientific prose Must read again and again

  8. says:

    Grass Sky SongA poetic and scientific look at the plight of our grasslands in North America and what is being done to help or hurt these areas

  9. says:

    Was looking for a great book on native fescues and prairies grasses Found instead a uasi spiritual book with highly political overtones Skimmed in a short time

  10. says:

    Wonderful book if you care about birds andor the environment here on the prairies Reuired reading