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Book details
  • Genre:NATURE
  • SubGenre:General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:103
  • eBook ISBN:9781926866062

Travelling the Dempster

by John Neville

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Overview
History and Natural History of the Flora and Fauna along the Dempster Highway. The author tells stories about travelling along the highway and includes history about the Goldrush and some of the famous explorers.
Description
Travel Canada's fabulous Dempster Highway with nature recordist John Neville, the Birdsong Man. Experience the Natural History of this tundra wilderness highway in the Yukon and NWT, the land of midnight sun. Enjoy bird encounters from a nature recordist's point of view. Meet some of the historical characters in Goldrush Dawson. Explore with Mackenzie and Franklin in this area above the Arctic Circle. Feel heartache experienced by the Lost Patrol and the determination of the Mounties tracking the Mad Trapper of Rat River. Learn about Aurora Borealis, the Porcupine herd of the Barren Ground Caribou, Willow Ptarmigan and much more.
About the author
John has had a lifelong interest in birds . He began serious feild recording of bird song in British Columbia Canada in 1993. His audio productions include: Birds of the Kootenays 1994 Bird Songs of the Creston Valley 1995 Bird Songs of the Okanagan 1996 Songs and Sounds of the Canadian Rockies 1997 Bird Songs of Canada's West Coast 1999 Bird Songs of the Great Lakes 2002 Beginners Guide to BC Bird Song 2003 Bird Song-Western Boreal Forest 2004 Bird Songs of the Arctic-Along the Dempster Highway 2005 Bird Songs of the Scottish Highlands & Islands 2CD 2006 Beginners Guide to Bird Song of North America 3CD by Mel Coulson and John Neville 2007 Loon Lake Ambient Series download 2008 Bird Songs of the North American Prairie 2CD 2008 Wild New Zealand Ambient Series download 2009 Bird Songs of the Central Boreal Forest-Ontario and Manitoba including Churchill 2CD 2010 As an active birder and naturalist, John has lectured ,made presentations , written articles and appeared on radio and television . Some of his nature recordings have been used on the Nature of Things, Parks Canada, Canadian Wildlife Service and National Film Board Documentaries. He is presently President of BC Nature. John and his wife have two grown daughters and live on Salt Spring Island British Columbia.
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