In Search of Meadowlarks: Birds, Farms, and Food in Harmony with the Land

John M. Marzluff (Author)
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Description

In this engaging yet scientifically rigorous book, wildlife biologist John M. Marzluff takes a personal approach to sustainable agriculture. He travels to farms and ranches, from Nebraska to California to Montana to Costa Rica, to understand the unique challenges and solutions to sustainable food production.

Product Details

Price
$28.00
Publisher
Yale University Press
Publish Date
February 18, 2020
Pages
352
Dimensions
6.4 X 1.2 X 9.3 inches | 1.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780300237146

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About the Author

John M. Marzluff is professor of environmental and forest sciences at the University of Washington and is the author or coauthor of several books, including In the Company of Crows and Ravens; Dog Days, Raven Nights; and Welcome to Subirdia.

Reviews

"Excellent . . . a rare offering on the subject of agriculture and sustainability within the farming industry. . . . Highly recommended for all interested in agriculture, ranching, natural history, conservation, sustainability, and ecology."--Library Journal
"An eloquent, science-based perspective on how meadowlarks and cows, owls and vineyards, and other wildlife and agricultural practices can co-exist and provide abundant and healthy food. A must-read for everyone."--Bernd Heinrich, author of The Snoring Bird
"John Marzluff takes us beyond abstract discussions of agriculture and shows how different approaches to farming directly affect families and local communities, as well as economic productivity and biological diversity."--Robert Askins, author of Saving the World's Deciduous Forests and Restoring North America's Birds
"John Marzluff has followed meadowlarks to find inspiring stories of renewal and hope, and through them we can find our way forward."--Curt Meine, author of Aldo Leopold: His Life and Work
"John Marzluff's book is well-written, thoughtful, and timely, especially when biodiversity is in drastic decline."--Alexis Racelis, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
"The way farming affects wildlife is one of the most urgent problems facing humanity. John Marzluff has produced a wise, readable and -- above all -- optimistic look at the issues."--Professor Tim Birkhead, University of Sheffield, and author of The Wonderful Mr Willughby: The First True Ornithologist