299 pages, B/w photos
Offers an accessible introduction to the issues affecting the quality of our most essential and precious resource - clean, fresh water.
A revelation ... the book brings together information from the various provinces and states not otherwise found in one published source. Gerald Killan, principal and professor of history, King's College, University of Western Ontario "The effort to combine contributing voices across an international watershed boundary is unique ... Its many voices succeed at balancing analytical insights with a broader public voice which calls for watershed preservation, restoration, and, ultimately, recovery. The clear message is that all of us should continue to transform this watershed in accordance with a shared vision, not as though by default." Michael Black, chair, The California Studies Association
Contributors include Gregor Beck, Anne Bell (Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society), J. Douglas Blakey (Upper Canada College), Serge Bourdon (Chateauguay Watershed Management Agency), Robert Brander (retired U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service), Dominique Brief (Alliance for Environmental Management), Louise Champoux (Environment Canada), Bruce Conn (Berry College), Kevin Coyle (National Environmental Education and Training Foundation), Brad Cundiff (Wildlands League), Jerry DeMarco (Sierra Legal Defence Fund), Jean-Luc DesGranges (Canadian Wildlife Service), Thomas A. Edsall (Western Basin Ecosystem), Peter Ewins (World Wildlife Fund), Louis-Gilles Francoeur (Le Devoir), Stephen Gates (Grey Owl Nature Trust), Elliott Gimble (Jewish Community Relations Council), Hallett J. Harris (University of Wisconsin-Green Bay), John Hull (Quebec-Labrador Foundation), Gail Jackson (independent consultant), John Jackson (Great Lakes United), Val Klump (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), Louise Knox (Hamilton Harbour Remedial Action Plan), Gail Krantzberg (Ontario's Environment Ministry), Peter Lavigne (Watershed Consultants), Michel Letendre (Quebec Ministry of the Environment and Fauna), Bruce Litteljohn, Nadia Menard (Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park), Jeff Miller (artist), Phil Norton (Montreal Gazette), Jean Rodrigue (Environment Canada), Alec Ross (writer and journalist), Scot Stewart (naturalist), Rae Tyson (USA Today), Fred Whoriskey (Atlantic Salmon Federation), with a major personal narrative by Michael Keating (environmental writer and consultant).
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