“The Bullhead Queen” by Sue Leaf. Living in the Chisago Lakes area on Pioneer Lake, the author is a former college instructor in biology and environmental science and, at the writing of the book, was president of the Wild River Audubon Society. She shares with the reader a year of observing nature and our relationship to it on this small, shallow lake, which sports mainly bullheads and waterfowl. As she belongs to a traditional Christian church, she also reconciles a biblical perspective with her environmental perspective of nature. I’d recommend it to anyone who is cognizant of what the Twin Cities urban sprawl is doing to our remaining wild spaces.
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