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RMB Spring 2020

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RMB is excited to have another fresh crop of 12 new titles for Spring 2020. Featuring bears, dogs, hikes, walks, wild flowers, and life in southern Alberta there's bound to be something here for everyone. Think outside!
Adventures with Adoptable Dogs

Adventures with Adoptable Dogs

An Instagram Guide for Animal Advocates
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

A unique gift and engaging resource for dog lovers of all types!

Advocates for pet adoption—along with those who have already adopted a pet or are considering fostering one—are always interested in finding the best ways to gain positive exposure for the animals in their care in the most efficient, positive, and cost-effective way possible. By making engaging and thoughtful online posts, social media can provide this exposure for free!

Featuring fun photos and descriptions of several silly, ske …

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Taking a Break from Saving the World

Taking a Break from Saving the World

A Conservation Activist’s Journey from Burnout to Balance
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback

Professional conservation and political activist Stephen Legault examines the consequences of overwork in the “save the world” movement.

A veteran of burnout himself, Legault looks at the culture of self-sacrifice that permeates the work done by volunteers and paid staff in the environmental conservation movement, and dissects how to manage our own time, energy, and commitment to our causes. Following a river-running metaphor, and proposing a variety of techniques to help with various states …

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Explore Canada

Explore Canada

edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook
tagged : travel

Explore Canada from coast to coast to coast in this charming new board book from bestselling children’s book illustrator Jocey Asnong!

 

Featuring capital cities, provinces and territories, this lyrical board book is filled with whimsical illustrations that celebrate the diverse landscape, heritage, and outdoor traditions that make Canada unique. Hear the cry of the loon in Ontario, play hockey on Winnipeg’s river ice, toboggan in Quebec City, and hike with moose under summer skies in Newfound …

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Old Man’s Garden

Old Man’s Garden

The History and Lore of Southern Alberta Wildflowers
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

Through pen and ink illustrations and stories, Old Man’s Garden conveys the legends and folklore connected with Southern Alberta’s wildflowers, native plants, and Indigenous culture.

Originally published in 1954, Annora Brown’s Old Man’s Garden is a Canadian classic that tells the story of Southern Alberta’s native plants and wildflowers through art and in consideration of Indigenous traditional knowledge from the region.

Accompanying the new RMB edition of Old Man’s Garden, Sidney Bla …

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Along the Western Front

Along the Western Front

edition:eBook
also available: Hardcover

A stunning debut collection of photography focusing on contemporary cowboy culture and the modern ranching lifestyle throughout central and southern Alberta.

Growing up in the city, Leah Hennel would spend summers with her cousins on a farm near Stettler, Alberta, about halfway between Calgary and Edmonton. The ranching and farming lifestyle intrigued and fascinated her from an early age, though she could already see that it was not an easy life to live. It’s always been hard work, but one of t …

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Family Walks and Hikes in the Canadian Rockies – Volume 2

Family Walks and Hikes in the Canadian Rockies – Volume 2

Bragg Creek – Kananaskis – Moraine Lake – Yoho – Icefields Parkway – Jasper
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback

Family Walks and Hikes is an exciting series of books written specifically for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. These accurate, attractive guides feature expertly curated routes, informative maps, and colour photographs.

Andrew Nugara’s second book for families looking to experience the splendour of the Canadian Rockies describes additional trips in Bragg Creek, Banff, and Kananaskis that were not included in Volume 1 due to redevelopment of these hiking hotspots since the dramati …

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Family Walks and Hikes on Greater Vancouver’s North Shore

Family Walks and Hikes on Greater Vancouver’s North Shore

edition:eBook
also available: Paperback

Family Walks and Hikes is an exciting new series of books written specifically for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. These accurate, attractive guides feature expertly curated routes, informative maps, and colour photographs.

The Lower Mainland’s first entry in the series introduces readers to a wide range of trails that North Vancouver, West Vancouver, and the Howe Sound Islands have to offer. With routes ranging from neighbourhood walks to backcountry adventures to rugged mountai …

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Popular Wildflowers of the Canadian Prairies

Popular Wildflowers of the Canadian Prairies

edition:eBook
also available: Paperback

A full-colour field guide for the curious amateur naturalist, traveller, or hiker who wishes to learn to identify the flowering plants that may be encountered while in the outdoors on the Canadian Prairies during the usual blooming season.

Neil Jennings’s new series of colourful and easy-to-use wildflower guides introduces amateur naturalists to some of the more commonly found wildflowers in the Canadian Prairies. Along with hundreds of colour photos and informative descriptions containing both …

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