Posts Tagged "books"

Islands of Grass book launch

Posted by on 11. November 2017 in Blog / Journal, Featured, News & Events | Comments Off on Islands of Grass book launch

Islands of Grass book launch

You are invited to a launch of the Islands of Grass, a passionate and beautifully illustrated plea for one of the most endangered and least protected landscapes on Earth: the remaining fragments of natural prairie on the northern plains. Written by award-winning author and naturalist Trevor Herriot and accompanied with the remarkable photography by Branimir Gjetvaj, Islands of Grass is an irresistible call to action to protect what remains of this natural splendour. November 14, 2017 at 7 p.m. – Regina Sask. – Royal Saskatchewan Museum (2445 Albert Street). Doors to the museum...

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Stegner House Dinner and Art Exhibit

Posted by on 27. February 2015 in Blog / Journal, News & Events | Comments Off on Stegner House Dinner and Art Exhibit

Stegner House Dinner and Art Exhibit

If you happen to be near Eastend, Saskatchewan on Saturday, February 28th, do not miss the 28th Annual Stegner House Dinner and Art Exhibit. This event is a fundraiser put together every year by the Eastend Arts Council in efforts to to keep the Stegner House Artist Residency up and going. The Stegner House residency program is available to writers, visual and performing artists from around the world. Follow the link if you are interested in spending some time in Eastend to explore and photograph this unique part of the Canadian Prairies. The 2015 residency schedule is completely booked up,...

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Book launch: Sleeping with Rhinos by Robin and Arlene Karpan

Posted by on 3. December 2013 in Blog / Journal, News & Events | Comments Off on Book launch: Sleeping with Rhinos by Robin and Arlene Karpan

Book launch: Sleeping with Rhinos by Robin and Arlene Karpan

Saskatchewan photographers and good friends Robin and Arlene Karpan are launching their latest book Sleeping with Rhinos – Journeys to Wild Places, featuring twelve of the  world’s most spectacular wilderness areas; from Africa to Patagonia, from the Arctic to Antarctica, and even north Saskatchewan. The Karpans’ adventures range from white-out blizzards while living in an igloo in the Arctic, a flash flood in the Kalahari Desert, an attack by a bad-tempered moose, and waking up to five rhinos having a scuffle outside their small tent. Along the way, they find wild places...

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Great Sand Hills book among top 30 best-sellers in Saskatchewan

Posted by on 25. December 2012 in Blog / Journal, News & Events | Comments Off on Great Sand Hills book among top 30 best-sellers in Saskatchewan

Great Sand Hills book among top 30 best-sellers in Saskatchewan

A happy news that I am proud to share with you: the Saskatchewan Publishers Group has compiled a list of their top 30 best sellers for 2012. The top-ranking list includes ‘The Great Sand Hills, A Prairie Oasis’ book in 13th place. If you have not picked up a copy, check them out and order a copy. Or two. Here is an excerpt from the book review by Dr. Bram Noble, a University of Saskatchewan professor who was involved in the GSH Regional Environmental Study. The review was published in the Great Plains Research journal, University of Nebraska – Lincoln. “The Great Sand...

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