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SLAUGHTER IN THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY: POACHING AND COMMERCIAL MARKET HUNTING
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SLAUGHTER IN THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY: POACHING AND COMMERCIAL MARKET HUNTING

Author: Terry Grosz
Publisher: Big Earth / Johnson, Jul 2010
Binding: Softcover
ISBN: 1-55566-426-1

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True stories of the avian destruction that occurred during the mass market hunting days. Hear from the hunters engaged in the slaughter & the law enforcement officers whose job it was to stop them. Provides an exciting, rough-&-tumble ride into a bloody spell of American history that has long been ignored. B&W Photos; 6x9 inches, 208 pgs.

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In the age of commercial-market hunting, huge populations of migratory birds were slaughtered & shipped throughout the country & world. By the time conservation laws & practices began to show results, some species were already decimated, & many had begun to slide into extinction. This book contains true stories of the avian destruction that occurred during the mass market hunting days of California?s Sacramento Valley. You?ll hear from both the hunters engaged in the slaughter & the law enforcement officers whose job it was to stop them. You?ll also hear stories of the unsung heroes of wildlife preservation?those people who have quietly gone about the business of saving these wildlife populations. This important book provides an exciting, rough-&-tumble ride into a bloody spell of American history that has long been ignored.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Terry Grosz
was a conservation law enforcement officer for more than 30 years. A natural storyteller, Grosz writes about the remarkable characters he met?on both sides of the law? & the tight spots he got into. This is his eighth book.


 
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