Frances Backhouse

Author bio

Frances Backhouse is a biologist turned writer who has called the British Columbia coast home for more than half her life. Her work has appeared in Audubon, Canadian Geographic, Canadian Wildlife, High Country News, Nature Canada, Up Here, and other publications. She is also the author of six books, including Woodpeckers of North America, Owls of North America, and Once They Were Hats: In Search of the Mighty Beaver.

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