Wildlife


Nature’s Past Episode 49: Wildlife Conservation in Quebec

Episode 49: Wildlife Conservation in Quebec [40:17] Download Audio There is a lot of good historical writing on wildlife conservation in Canada. Historians, including Janet Foster, George Colpitts, John Sandlos, Tina Loo, and others have provided excellent and important studies of the topic. But our understanding of wildlife conservation policy […]


Book Review: Ingram’s Wildlife, Conservation, and Conflict in Quebec, 1840-1914

I just published a review of Darcy Ingram’s book, Wildlife, Conservation, and Conflict in Quebec, 1840-1914. The review appears in H-Net Reviews here. You can download a PDF version of the review here.   Conservation in a Distinct Society Wildlife conservation in Quebec was distinct from the rest of Canada not […]


Nature’s Past Canadian Environmental History Podcast Episode 27 Available

Episode 27 Wildlife Histories: 24 January 2012 [audio: http://niche-canada.org/files/sound/naturespast/natures-past27.mp3][43:05] Last year, in an effort to foster conversation and discussion among scholars, the journal Environmental History published a special forum of short essays on wildlife histories and the legacy of Peter Matthiessen’s 1959 book Wildlife in America, edited by Peter Alagona. […]