Maureen Enns & Debbie Thomas
Detselig Enterprises 1995
Softcover 191 pages
9 x 9 inches
Grizzly Kingdom: an Artist's Encounter
From the Canadian Annual Book Review - by Patrick Colgan
This richly illustrated book opens with a map and chronology of artist Maureen Enns' travels in Western Canada. The flowing and candid accounts of these travels include discussions of the biology and management of bears; bears training aand relocation; the high wilderness and its wildlife; and the political, financial, and logistical frustrations of arranging filming and sketching (Grizzly Kingdom is linked with a televison documentary and a series of paintings of bears). The closing material includes a useful set of backcountry tips, a strategy for saving bear habitat, addresses of relevant conservation groups, and a bibliography.