Robert Butler has combined knowledge as a park naturalist, wildlife biologist and adjunct SFU professor of biological sciences to produce The Jade Coast: The Ecology of the North Pacific Ocean (Key Porter 2000 $29.95), a primer on basic concepts in ecology. 1-55263-513-9

With a foreword by Robert Bateman, Butler's The Great Blue Heron (UBC 1997 $39.95) shares the biologist's experiences following great blue heron colonies. Drawing on a decade of research, Butler exmaines how rapid urbanization in B.C. Lower Mainland threatens heron habitat. 0-7748-0635-4

[BCBW 2003] "Environment" "Science"