Books and maps tagged “2020”
An Eclectic History of Mendocino County
Being 150 Years of Facts, Anecdotes, Sorrow and Triumphs’ Who Did What, When, Where and How
This history of the County covers all the basic facts but allows for exploring topics like tobacco production during the Civil War, worthy roadside attractions, local authors, and stagecoach robbers.
This guide for exploring California’s great diversity of plants includes species descriptions, color photos and range maps,natural history stories, tree ID flow charts, wildflower color guide, and more.
A memoir of a person, a family, and a place. Kendra grew up in the Owens Valley. The beautiful landscape turns hostile and empty with loss, as climate change, drought, and wildfires intensify.
Ray Raphael’s classic award-winning people's history of California’s north coast is an evocative blend of oral history and narrative. As the subtitle says “Being the true story of Indians, deer, homesteaders, potatoes, loggers, trees, fishermen, salmon, and other living things in the back woods of Northern California.”
This tense and compelling dystopian novel immerses the reader in a profoundly disquieting, near-future world where the weather is deadly.
A journey across American history, colonial period to present, through life stories of exceptional men and women who responded in unconventional ways to the challenges of their time and place
This informative guide covers the traditional healing uses and modern pharmacological data on 115 native plants found in California and the West. While western plants have been used in healing for thousands of years, this book carefully explains the uses of each plant for healing and the spiritual dimension of that healing process. The Fourth Edition is written by two Chumash healers and a professor of pharmacology. This book is like no other, presenting the spiritual dimension of healing as a necessary part of the healing process.
Folding Guide covers 45 native trees Each tree is described and has one to three color photos to aid ID. It is highly useful for most of Northern California.
Informative guide covers all the lighthouses in Oregon, Washington, and Alaska. Directory includes official name, alternate names, year of first lighting, location, and latitude/longitude.
Tells the story of a landscape, just west of Sacramento and north of SF, born through plate tectonic forces. The region holds geologic wonders including subduction zones, thrust faults, and mud volcanoes. Recreation opportunities aplenty.
One thing’s guaranteed to make you a faster runner — intervals. There’s also one thing that circles and double underlines the sheer tedium of running — again, intervals! Finally, a book on running with a sense of humor and playfulness.
Covers 109 species. Covers many types of birds, habitats, seasons, and field identification.
Illustrations and descriptions of the plants, invertebrates, fishes, and birds found in tidepools from the Oregon border south to Santa Barbara.
Detailed map of the entire state has clear, easy-to-read type.
Trees of the Pacific Northwest: Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Washington, & Oregon: A Guide to Common Native Species
Learn about 40 of the most common native species found in the Pacific Northwest. By using photographs along with short, detailed descriptions you will learn about these trees.
Covers 53 waterbirds commonly found in the region. Both migratory birds and year-round residents.
David Baer Hackman traveled west to California in 1850, seeking his fortune during the great Gold Rush. David wrote of his crossing of the plains and his many experiences in the gold fields of California.
California's South Central Coast, from San Miguel to Santa Barbara, boasts more than 200 wineries and vineyards. This book is filled with lush color photography of them, as well as the tasting rooms, towns, and attractions in this area.
Map of California Mission Country with detail maps and color photos of the remaining 24 original missions, more.
Includes San Luis Obispo & Paso Robles. This new edition includes many new wineries and all the classics.
Covers 60 fishes found both inshore and offshore: sharks, rockfishes, salmons, and more. Illustrations, descriptions, sizes, and conservation status.
Covers sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rocks, plus many categories of minerals.
Covers 52 species, both common and rare, found throughout the state. With descriptions, sizes, and behaviors.
New edition of handy map covers the S.F. Bay Area from Healdsburg to Watsonville, in detail. Inset maps for major cities.
Covers whales, otters, pinnipeds, and more. Includes map with underwater features and whale-watching centers.
Handsome guide covers every standing lighthouse in all 50 states, located on 15 detailed maps.
Covers all the lighthouses in California and Hawaii located on five detailed maps, including Lake Tahoe and Lake Havasu. Includes history, description, and directions to each light or the best viewing spots.