Crow Planet: Essential Wisdom From The Urban Wilderness by Lyanda Lynn HauptCrow Planet: Essential Wisdom From The Urban Wilderness by Lyanda Lynn Haupt

Crow Planet: Essential Wisdom From The Urban Wilderness

byLyanda Lynn Haupt

Paperback | April 21, 2011

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There are more crows now than ever. Their abundance is both a sign of ecological imbalance and a generous opportunity to connect with the animal world. CROW PLANET is a call to experience the wildlife in our midst, reminding us that we don't have to head to faraway places to encounter "nature." Even in the cities and suburbs where we live we are surrounded by wildlife such as crows. Through observing them we enhance our appreciation of the world's natural order, and find our own place in it.
Haupt, a trained naturalist, uses science, scholarly research, myth, and personal observation to draw readers into the "crow stories" that unfold around us every day, culminating in book that transforms the way we experience our neighborhoods and our world.
Lyanda Lynn Haupt has created and directed educational programs for Seattle Audubon, worked in raptor rehabilitation inVermont, and as a seabird researcher for the Fish and Wildlife Service in the remote tropical Pacific. She is the author ofPilgrim on the Great Bird ContinentandRare Encounters with Ordinary Birds(winner of the 2002 Wa...
Title:Crow Planet: Essential Wisdom From The Urban WildernessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:April 21, 2011Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0316019119

ISBN - 13:9780316019118

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Editorial Reviews

"Haupt captures crows wonderfully in elegant prose and weaves a thoughtful tale that connects them from St. Benedict's philosophy of lecti divina of 480 CE to our growing awareness of our kinship to, and dependence on, the rest of life."--Bernd Heinrich, author of Mind of the Raven