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Obi Kaufmann

An Environmental Conservationist’s Endorsement of Hillary Clinton for President

Portrait of Hillary Clinton by Obi Kaufmann An environmental conservationist’s endorsement of Hillary Clinton, with an analysis of the new-Clinton administration’s conservation and environmental Promises and Policies by Obi Kaufmann As a wilderness advocate and an environmental conservationist from California, I support Hillary Clinton for president of the United States. […]

Original Trail Paintings for Sale

Original watercolor paintings; from the field book – a rough and dirty thing; this painting, a piece of the forest of California, alive in prayer; a howl at sunset, a jar of cloud, a stick of lightning. Click here to purchase paintings click here to purchase paintings When not being […]

Trail Paintings Portfolio, Autumn 2016

Coyote & Thunder Portfolio of #trailpaintings, 2016 I see all around us, evidence for a deep narrative of Californian ecology that transcends its present human occupiers. Ancient and enduring systems, defining the wild character of natural California, which while never completely static, remain intact and steadfast despite the forced stresses […]

The Great Oak Gardens of California

California’s major oaks (genus Quercus) Valley Oak (Q. lobata) VO Black Oak (Q. kelloggii) BO Blue Oak (Q. douglassii) BlO Oregon Oak (Q. garryana) OO Coast Live Oak (Q. agrifolia) CLO Interior Live Oak (Q. wislizenii) ILO Canyon Oak (Q. chrysolepis) CO Island Oak (Q. tomentella) IO Scrub Oak (SO) […]

A New Ecological Map of California

A Prismagraphic Map of the 21st century ecological zones of California with designations selected by climate, topography, and biota. Warner Mountain Nevada Modoc Range Southern Big Valley Modoc Forest Highland Madelaine Plains Nevada Basin Eagle Lake Lassen Montane Sutter Buttes Islands Sierra Buttes Lakes Basin Yuba Cedar Ridges and Valleys […]