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category: Nature
published: May 1997
publisher: TouchWood Editions

A Year on the Wild Side

by Briony Penn

tagged: ecology, environmental conservation & protection

A Year on the Wild Side is a witty "social and natural history comedy" written by Briony Penn, writer, illustrator and lecturer, with a Ph.D. in geography. It's composed of 52 essays arranged in 12 monthly chapters (ex. in August you'll read about which berries are ripening on the west coast). This engaging book reveals the magic and humour of the natural world and reminds us of our place in it.

About the Author

Briony Penn is a naturalist, writer, educator, and broadcaster well known for her indomitable spirit and tireless devotion to protecting endangered species and sensitive ecosystems in British Columbia. Her book, The Real Thing: The Natural History of Ian McTaggart Cowan was the winner of the BC Book Prize. She is the founding member of the Land Conservancy of BC. Visit her at cowantherealthing.com.

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