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The Great Trees of NB 101

New Brunswick is home to more than five billion trees, many native to the Acadian forest and some exotics introduced by settlers. For this new edition of The Great Trees of New Brunswick (the first edition was published in 1987), forester David Palmer and conservationist Tracy Glynn have prepared a book that doubles as an informative guide to the province’s native and introduced species and a compendium of “champion” trees, drawn from nominations from all corners of the province.

As of January 2018, 50 of the original 52 trees were accounted for. Of the 50 trees, 27 were still alive, 19 were gone, and the status of 4 trees was uncertain.

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"Dangerous Enemy Sympathizers" 101

May 7th is the official publishing date for "Dangerous Enemy Sympathizers"

When we think of World War II, we think of Nazis, Pearl Harbor, Vimy Ridge, and other iconic images that have been passed down through the generations in Canada. What we don’t always acknowledge are the internment of Japanese Canadians, sympathizers, and those who opposed the war effort. Canada’s self-identity tends to be absolved of guilt.

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Alden Nowlan Event in Woodstock

A special event in Woodstock on April 24th will offer a chance to get familiar with Alden Nowlan’s poetry.

 

Alden Nowlan: Woodstock Remembers a Great Poet, will be held at 7 P.M. The list of readers includes Jenn Carson, Lynn Davies, current UNB Writer in Residence Phil Hall and Brian Bartlett.

 

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Anthropocene Wins Canadian Museums Association Award

The award, presented in Toronto on April 17th at the CMA’s 2019 National Conference, was the latest honour for the book, film and gallery project, which was deemed by judges as “nationally significant and exceeded the current standard of practice by going beyond the conventional approach.”

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Goose Lane Author Shortlisted for 2019 Alberta Literary Awards

Marcello Di Cintio is shortlisted for the 2019 Wilfrid Eggleston Award for Nonfiction and The W.O. Mitchell Book Prize for his book Pay No Heed to the Rockets: Palestine in the Present Tense.Di Cintio travels to Palestine looking for something other than the narrative of a seemingly unending struggle and, in the process, reveals a more complex story as seen through the eyes of authors, books, and literature.
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