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General · 10th March 2010
Judy Leicester
Our next Sierra Quadra event is coming up quickly – this Saturday, March 13th. Many of you came to Ian McAllister's presentation on wolves a few years ago.
A STORY WITH TWO ENDS: From the Alberta tar sands to the Great Bear Rainforest, award winning Canadian author and photographer Ian McAllister will show how the world’s second largest oil reserve is about to collide with BC’s remarkable coastline.
Ian’s twenty years of wildlife research and conservation work in BC’s northern rainforest have produced some of the world's most spectacular images of rare wildlife behaviour – and his stories of living with wolves and Canada’s largest grizzly bears provide insight into a world few people have witnessed.
Ian is one of Canada’s most outspoken advocates for wildlife protection, and his work has been featured in many of the world’s top nature and science publications. Ian McAllister is the author of the award winning The Last Wild Wolves and Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest as well as the just-released Salmon Bears. He has been featured in BBC, National Geographic and Discovery Channel Documentaries, and was awarded Time Magazine’s “Leader for the 21st Century Award”. Ian is a co-founder of the wildlife conservation group Pacific Wild.

Join Sierra Quadra on Saturday, March 13th at 7:30 pm at the Community Centre for an unforgettable evening of exploration and adventure in Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest and learn about the developments that threaten it.

We will also have copies of Ian's latest book, The Salmon Bears: Giants of the Great Bear Rainforest for sale. This is a lovely book for both adults and children. It is 89 pages including index and is filled with beautiful colour photography. The text explores the delicate balance that exists between the grizzly, black and spirit bears of the Great Bear Rainforest and their natural environment on the central coast of BC. Key to this relationship are the salmon. The book is $18.95 plus tax.