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Facing the demise of the very creatures that he has always depended on for his sense of home Herriot sets out to discover why birds are disappearing and what if anything we can do to save them He takes us out to local pastures where a few prairie songbirds sing and nest as well as to the open rangeland where doomed populations of burrowing owls and greater sage grouse cling t. This book was a delight to read Reading this book unexpectedly inspired me to move from a life long casual interest in birds to learning about specific birds in the field in earnest I joined a birding group for the first time bought binoculars added a bird ID app to my phone dusted off my bird ID books started to keep a personal birding ID journal and attended group field trips In the past year I learned far about birds than my previous entire lifetime several times over It was like a new dimension had opened up in a world I thought I already knewHerriot s poetic and informative writing rekindled the fading embers of my passion for native prairie conservation into new flames of hope I became a member of the American Prairie Reserve and learned about the ambitious vision of the project I ve bumped up the priority on a planned revisit to native prairie conservation areas like Grasslands National Park And I m able to see the flora and fauna of the native prairie I visit daily near my home with new awestruck eyesI borrowed this book but plan to purchase my own copy It s a treasure that I will certainly read again I m looking forward to reading Herriot s other books Discoveries pastures where a few Idenics populations of burrowing owls and greater sage grouse cling t. This book was a delight to read Reading this book unexpectedly inspired me to move from a life long casual interest in birds to learning about specific birds in the field in earnest I joined a birding group for the first time bought binoculars added a bird ID app to my Night Owl Loonette phone dusted off my bird ID books started to keep a Deadshifted (Edie Spence, personal birding ID journal and attended group field trips In the El agujero del infierno past year I learned far about birds than my The Essential Jim Brickman, Vol. 4 (Piano/Vocal/Chords) previous entire lifetime several times over It was like a new dimension had opened up in a world I thought I already knewHerriot s Teddy poetic and informative writing rekindled the fading embers of my Calling Me Home passion for native Mr. Francis Wife project I ve bumped up the The Shadow People priority on a The Aliens Mate (Warriors of Luxiria, planned revisit to native Degrees of Elevation prairie conservation areas like Grasslands National Park And I m able to see the flora and fauna of the native Demons, Yes--But Thank God for Good Angels prairie I visit daily near my home with new awestruck eyesI borrowed this book but The Pride and Prejudice Movie Cookbook plan to Vietnam Perkasie purchase my own copy It s a treasure that I will certainly read again I m looking forward to reading Herriot s other books

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Grass Sky Song

O survival In a narrative that is at once profound intimate and informative we meet passionate bird researchers and travel in the footsteps of 19th century botanist John Macoun the last naturalist to see the Great Plains in its pre settlement grandeur In the spirit of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring and Bruce Chatwin’s The Songlines this arresting book fills the heart with. An amazing account of grassland birds and conservation from an angle I don t normally get to hear about I really enjoy the storytelling style of writing with each chapter but I wish that for a few of the chapters the accompanying stories were consistent and tidied up I absolutely loved how each chapter ends with a spotlight on a grassland species and the interesting facts that he puts with them Icebergs profound intimate and informative we meet The Line passionate bird researchers and travel in the footsteps of 19th century botanist John Macoun the last naturalist to see the Great Plains in its Your Naughty Playmate 3 - Cuckolding Fantasy pre settlement grandeur In the spirit of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring and Bruce Chatwin’s The Songlines this arresting book fills the heart with. An amazing account of grassland birds and conservation from an angle I don t normally get to hear about I really enjoy the storytelling style of writing with each chapter but I wish that for a few of the chapters the accompanying stories were consistent and tidied up I absolutely loved how each chapter ends with a spotlight on a grassland species and the interesting facts that he Haute Chinese Cuisine from the Kitchen of Wakiya puts with them

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Wonder and reveals that any hope for the endangered wildness in North America’s heartland depends on people making the right choices on farms in legislatures and in board rooms and even at the supermarket Beautifully illustrated with the author’s own drawings Grass Sky Song awakens our senses to the glory of all birds and calls for a renewed bond between culture and natur. Was looking for a great book on native fescues and prairies grasses Found instead a uasi spiritual book with highly political overtones Skimmed in a short time Haute Chinese Cuisine from the Kitchen of Wakiya people making the right choices on farms in legislatures and in board rooms and even at the supermarket Beautifully illustrated with the author’s own drawings Grass Sky Song awakens our senses to the glory of all birds and calls for a renewed bond between culture and natur. Was looking for a great book on native fescues and Twisted prairies grasses Found instead a uasi spiritual book with highly The Exploration of the Male Anatomy political overtones Skimmed in a short time


10 thoughts on “Grass Sky Song

  1. says:

    This is a great book about the decline of birds in the Canajun prairies but not a pessimistic hand wringing type He has a vision of how farmers ranchers and consumers can work together to restore the grasslands of North America using education cooperatives and just plain volunteer workThe language is often poetic but not high flown He describes the life on the prairies very well

  2. says:

    This book was a delight to read Reading this book unexpectedly inspired me to move from a life long casual interest in birds to learning about specific birds in the field in earnest I joined a birding group for the first time bought binoculars added a bird ID app to my phone dusted off my bird ID books started to keep a personal bir

  3. says:

    Trevor Herriot has crafted a rare and special book It is part historical exploration and part modern analysis of our relationship with grasslands of North America and how that has impacted wildlife especially birds As he explores the historical settlement of the prairie in Canada with a focus on his home province of Saskatchewan Herriot moves also through the present moment where grassland birds are disappearing and his

  4. says:

    A Canadian naturalist's ode to prairie birds Grass Sky Song is both informative and lyrically written The book is occasionally a bit of a bummer ie this field was once chock full of wonderful birds but good luck finding a pigeon here now type of writing but then it soars into larger connections or a sense of ho

  5. says:

    Herriott presents a collection of 18 essays grouped into four parts about grassland birds in southern Saskatchewan Canada though his message is applicable throughout all the grasslands of North America Following each essay Herriott includes a short profile about of one of the species that featured prominently in the prec

  6. says:

    An amazing account of grassland birds and conservation from an angle I don't normally get to hear about I really enjoy the storytelling style of writing with each chapter but I wish that for a few of the chapters the accompanying stories were consistent and tidied up I absolutely loved how each chapter ends with a spotlight on a grassland species and the interesting facts that he puts with them

  7. says:

    Hang onto your hat You're expecting a glazed over naturalist read You're underestimating a sleeping giant This is an author we need to celebrate here in Canada Perfectly executed scientific prose Must read again and again

  8. says:

    Grass Sky SongA poetic and scientific look at the plight of our grasslands in North America and what is being done to help or hurt these areas

  9. says:

    Was looking for a great book on native fescues and prairies grasses Found instead a uasi spiritual book with highly political overtones Skimmed in a short time

  10. says:

    Wonderful book if you care about birds andor the environment here on the prairies Reuired reading