5251 Oak Street Vancouver BC V6M 4H1 CA

Start date: Monday, April 8 2024.


 On Monday, April 8, 2024, from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

 VanDusen Guides Classroom

Resource person: library@vandusen.org

Location: VanDusen Guides Classroom | 5151 Oak St, Vancouver, BC, V6M 4H1


Swamplands: Tundra Beavers, Quaking Bogs and the Improbable World of Peat (2021) by Edward Struzik

Fen, Bog and Swamp: A Short History of Peatland Destruction and Its Role in the Climate Crisis (2022) by Annie Proulx

In vivid and lucid writing, these two authors explore how human actions are turning climate-friendly peatlands into liabilities, with potentially devastating consequences for the planet and humanity.

Available: Full

Price: $0.00 Taxes not included

Notes: Join our friendly group on the second Monday of February, April, June, September and November from 1:00pm – 2:00pm. In 2024, we will be meeting in-person only in the Visitor Centre Classroom. Our meetings focus on an eclectic variety of topics related to plants and the natural world. We purposely choose general topics to allow members to find materials that interest them and so that there is less demand on a limited number of copies of a particular book. When a topic or a theme (rather than a single book) has been offered, members are asked to read on or as many of the suggested books as they like. To prepare for Book Club meetings, check out the Yosef Wosk Library and Resource Centre at the VanDusen Garden Visitor Center, your local libraries and bookstore for books, ebooks and audiobooks. You are also welcome to conduct your own research online.

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