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RMB - FALL 2011

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RMB | Rocky Mountain Books has 20 new books for 2011 that are certain to entertain and engage readers interested in adventure, travel, art, history and the environment. Check them out!
Freedom Climbers

Freedom Climbers

edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook
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Old Indian Trails of the Canadian Rockies

Old Indian Trails of the Canadian Rockies

100th Anniversary Limited Edition
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback

“We seemed to have reached that horizon, and the limit of all endurance, to sit with folded hands and listen calmly to the stories of the hills we so longed to see, the hills which had lured and beckoned us for years before this long list of men had ever set foot in the country.” Mary T.S. Schaffer

 

 

 

The year 2011 marks the 100th anniversary of the publication of Old Indian Trails of the Canadian Rockies, one of the best selling books ever published on the mountains of western Canada.

 

In …

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Leaving Dublin

Leaving Dublin

Writing My Way from Ireland to Canada
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

Leaving Dublin: Writing My Way from Ireland to Canada is an engaging and entertaining exploration of a man’s life that begins in middle-class Dublin, includes stints as a travelling musician and broadcaster in Canada, and culminates in a career as an award-winning journalist and bestselling author. With passion, candour, humour and vivid stories, Brian Brennan tells how he left a soul-destroying job in the Irish civil service to seek new opportunities in a country where he had no friends and n …

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Ethical Water

Ethical Water

Learning to Value What Matters Most
edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook

Fresh water is essential to both the ever-expanding human population and the ever-threatened natural landscapes that surround us. And yet, society seems to continually ignore the need for a common-sense approach to—and appreciation of—our freshwater resources and our consumption of this remarkable, life-giving substance that now exceeds its future availability.

 

This ground-breaking and approachable work, by two of Canada’s most authoritative experts on water issues, redefines our relations …

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The Beaver Manifesto

The Beaver Manifesto

edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook

Beavers are the great comeback story—a keystone species that survived ice ages, major droughts, the fur trade, urbanization and near extinction. Their ability to create and maintain aquatic habitats has endeared them to conservationists, but puts the beavers at odds with urban and industrial expansion. These conflicts reflect a dichotomy within our national identity. We place environment and our concept of wilderness as a key touchstone for promotion and celebration, while devoting significant …

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The Incomparable Honeybee and the Economics of Pollination

The Incomparable Honeybee and the Economics of Pollination

Revised & Updated
edition:Hardcover

“Nifty book on honeybees . . . helpful things you can do!” — Margaret Atwood (via Twitter)

 

In this updated bestseller (with new science and data related to North America, the United Kingdom and Australia), Dr. Reese Halter continues with his passionate crusade to save the world’s most important group of flower-visiting animals: the honeybee. Responsible for pollinating over 110 different crop types throughout the world and accounting for a quarter-trillion dollars’ worth of commerce, …

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The Insatiable Bark Beetle

The Insatiable Bark Beetle

edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook

In our ever-warming world, trillions of indigenous bark beetles are killing billions of mature conifers throughout the forests of western North America and around the world, as they embark on their largest and most destructive feeding frenzy in modern times. In areas where cold temperatures traditionally prevented these insects from thriving, our once-healthy but now water-starved trees are becoming more and more vulnerable to the voracious appetites of these destructive pests. With aspects of b …

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Flo & Eddy's Water Adventure

Flo & Eddy's Water Adventure

by Lori Nunn
illustrated by Linden Wentzloff
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

Flo, a particularly peculiar pelican, and her younger companion Eddy, a crazy and curious cormorant, fly together on their annual fall migration. While playing around, they’re thrown off course and end up on a mountaintop. Flo gets them back on track by using the natural flow of water as a directional map, travelling downstream from mountain watersheds to the ocean, a journey filled with adventure!

 

The fresh water takes the pair from mountain glaciers to underground rivers, into glacial lakes …

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