Ecology and Wonder in the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks
by Robert W. Sandford
Publisher: AU Press 2010
Number of pages: 378
This book makes several remarkable claims: the greatest cultural achievement in the Western Canadian mountain region may be what has been preserved, not what has been developed. Protecting the spine of the Rocky Mountains will preserve crucial ecological functions. A must-read for those who appreciate Western Canada's breathtaking landscape.
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