John M. Marzluff is professor of environmental and forest sciences at the University of Washington and is the author or coauthor of several books, including In the Company of Crows and Ravens; Dog Days, Raven Nights; and Welcome to Subirdia.
An eloquent, science-based perspective on how meadowlarks and cows, owls and vineyards, and other wildlife and agricultural practices can co-exist and provide abundant and healthy food. A must-read for everyone. -Bernd Heinrich, author of The Snoring Bird John Marzluff takes us beyond abstract discussions of agriculture and shows how different approaches to farming directly affect families and local communities, as well as economic productivity and biological diversity. -Robert Askins, author of Saving the World's Deciduous Forests and Restoring North America's Birds John Marzluff has followed meadowlarks to find inspiring stories of renewal and hope, and through them we can find our way forward. -Curt Meine, author of Aldo Leopold: His Life and Work John Marzluff's book is well-written, thoughtful, and timely, especially when biodiversity is in drastic decline. -Alexis Racelis, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley The way farming affects wildlife is one of the most urgent problems facing humanity. John Marzluff has produced a wise, readable and - above all - optimistic look at the issues. -Professor Tim Birkhead, University of Sheffield, and author of The Wonderful Mr Willughby: The First True Ornithologist