CALIFORNIA

The California Field Atlas has won the 2018 Gold Medal for Notable Contribution to Publishing by the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco. I am so proud and grateful to receive and share this award with my excellent publisher, HEYDAY BOOKS. My great hope is that this book stands with the larger vanguard of inspired voices rising across California and beyond, that share a vision for an emergent culture built on values of ecological restoration over reclamation and resource replenishment over endless extraction. United, we can usher in a new age of greater abundance while preserving the superlative portfolio of biodiversity that California enjoys for generations to come. (obi)

Summer Camp memories

The season is already locked up in the Sierra – the snow falls and indian summer is over. We dream of sweet August wind and remember the rugged beauty to be hidden under its white coat for the next six months – a whole different kind of beauty. Juniper Ridge’s […]