If there was ever a more appropriate time than the beginning of The Wildlife Society’s annual conference to publish news of the recently published “Becoming a Wildlife Professional” from Johns Hopkins University Press, I cannot think of what it might possibly be.
It only took me a few pages of reading in Leslie T. Sharpe’s “The Quarry Fox And Other Critters of the Wild Catskills,” recently published by The Overlook Press, to find myself wondering if I wasn’t in fact reading a long-lost essay by sage of the Catskills himself, John Burroughs.
At the recently concluded BirdFair, should you have popped in at the Princeton University Press stand you would have noticed two new additions to the Britain’s Wildlife series prominently featured: Britain’s Spiders and Britain’s Mammals. While the spider guide has yet to reach my desk, a copy of the one for mammals appeared just this past week.
The week Mark turns his attention toward “The Moorland Balance; the Science Behind Grouse Shooting and Moorland Management” published by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust and featuring a forward by Sir Max Hastings.