Revery: A Year Of Bees

deJenna Butler

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20 octobre 2020|
Revery: A Year Of Bees de Jenna Butler
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I hope you''re okay in there, lovelies. I hope you''re warm. After five years of working with bees on her farm in northern Alberta, Jenna Butler shares with the reader the rich experience of keeping hives. Starting with a rare bright day in late November as the bees are settling in for winter she takes us through a year in beekeeping on her small piece of the boreal forest. Weaving together her personal story with the practical aspects of running a farm she takes us into the worlds of honeybees and wild bees. She considers the twinned development of the canola and honey industries in Alberta and the impact of crop sprays, debates the impact of introduced flowers versus native flowers, the effect of colony collapse disorder and the protection of natural environments for wild bees. But this is also the story of women and bees and how beekeeping became Jenna Butler''s personal survival story.

Jenna Butler is the author of three critically acclaimed books of poetry, Seldom Seen Road (NeWest Press, 2013), Wells (University of Alberta Press, 2012) and Aphelion (NeWest Press, 2010); an award-winning collection of ecological essays, A Profession of Hope: Farming on the Edge the of Grizzly Trail (Wolsak and Wynn, 2015); and a poe...
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Titre :Revery: A Year Of Bees
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :126 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :126 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 po
Publié le :20 octobre 2020
Publié par :Wolsak and Wynn Publishers Ltd.
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9781989496138

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