A founding board member of Vital Ground, Douglas H. Chadwick is a wildlife biologist who studied mountain goats and grizzlies in the Rockies, elephants in Africa, and whales in the world’s oceans. Chadwick began writing about natural history and conservation from national magazines, including National Geographic. He lives in Whitefish, Montana.
Joe Riis is a wildlife biologist turned National Geographic photographer and a Young Explorers grantee. He lives in Bijou Hills, South Dakota.
An adventure memoir and an environmental parable emerges from within this portrait of a mysterious but critical species living in a seemingly desolate but actually widely diverse and threatened ecosystem.
- 288 pages, with full-color photographs throughout
- Hardcover book with jacket
- Published by Patagonia
- Printed on 100% post-consumer-waste recycled paper