An eye-opening account of the global ecological transformations wrought by roads, from the award-winning author of "Eager:"
Spokane author Eli Francovich ("Return of Wolves") joins friend Ben Goldfarb on stage to lead the discussion on "Crossings."
As much as humans depend on roads and highways, our animal friends see them as baffling, dangerous incursions. (As Goldfarb points out, a million animals are killed bu vehicles PER DAY in the US alone.) This book examines the environmental costs of roads, which interrupt migration patterns, contribute to water pollution and much more, but also the innovative solutions underway.
"Like some David Attenborough of the asphalt, Ben Goldfarb has written a fascinating guide to understanding the wilder side of roads, both symbols of freedom and harbingers of unnatural selection."
Kirkus: "Goldfarb’s follow-up to Eager, his award-winning book on beavers, is another illuminating, witty work... an astonishingly deep pool of wonders."