WE ARE DELIGHTED THAT "SCOTLAND'S FOREMOST LIVING NATURE WRITER" THE COURIER, JIM CRUMLEY, CAN JOIN US IN ST ANDREWS FOR THIS LANDMARK VOLUME WHICH DOCUMENTS THE EXTRAORDINARY NATURAL LIFE OF THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS AND BEARS WITNESS TO THE TOLL CLIMATE CHAOS IS ALREADY TAKING ON OUR WILDLIFE, HABITATS AND BIODIVERSITY - LAYING BARE WHAT IS AT STAKE FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS.
A display of head-turning autumn finery on Skye provokes Jim Crumley to contemplate both the glories of the season and how far the seasons themselves have shapeshifted since his early days observing his natural surroundings.
In this landmark volume, Jim combines lyrical prose and passionate eloquence to lay bare the impact of global warming and urge us all towards a more daring conservation vision that embraces everything from the mountain treeline to a second spring for the wolf.
Jim Crumley has written forty books, mostly on the wildlife and wild landscape of his native Scotland, the impact of human activity on the natural world, species reintroduction, and climate change. His work has been shortlisted for prestigious awards such as the Wainwright Prize and the Saltire Society Literary Awards. Jim is a widely published journalist and has a monthly column in The Scots Magazine, as well as being a poet and occasional broadcaster on both radio and television.