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Natural History of the Point Reyes Peninsula (California Natural History Guides)

Jules Evens

Natural History of the Point Reyes Peninsula (California Natural History Guides)

by Jules Evens

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biology, Life Sciences,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Plants - General,
  • United States - State & Local - West,
  • Nature / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10435008M
    ISBN 100520254678
    ISBN 109780520254671
    OCLC/WorldCa171614159

    From the northern elephant seal to the endangered Myrtle’s silverspot butterfly, animal species of all kinds can be found at Point Reyes National Seashore: specifically, 80 species of mammals, 85 species of fish, 29 species of reptiles and amphibians and thousands of aquatic and terrestrial invertebrate species have been identified. When I think about Point Reyes, images of beautiful lighthouse, geographically peculiar landscape, boats on the serene Tomales Bay. Point Reyes Visions has captured some stunning views of Point Reyes. The book is unique in its coverage on /5(3).

    The Point Reyes Light has a comprehensive update on the economic impact of COVID closures in West Marin, including a mention of our Book Angels program, which we've launched to help get books to kids who cannot access reading material at the moment.5/5(5). The Marin Headlands, Angel Island, Mount Tamalpais, Point Reyes National Seashore and countless other Marin County hiking opportunities are right in their backyards. Journey by foot with a local expert into the history, geography, geology, flora and fauna of Marin County.

    History and natural history of Pt. Reyes Peninsula in California. Glossy full-page photos. Bright clean crisp copy of revised printing. SL Original price $ 9 x 12, 87 pp, color & b/w plates, maps, endpaper maps. Near Fine unmarked, small sticker scar, no spine creases. Oversize paperback in stiff color-photo wraps. Seller Inventory # He has written or co-authored three books in the University of California Press Natural History Series- The Natural History of the Point Reyes Peninsula (3rd edition, ), An Introduction to California Birdlife (), and Birds of the Northern California Coast (), as well as various scientific papers and natural history on: PO Box Point Reyes Station, CA


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Natural History of the Point Reyes Peninsula (California Natural History Guides) by Jules Evens Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Natural History of the Point Reyes Peninsula does have a few shortcomings. The book does not delve into the peninsula's insect life at all, and some classes of animals (e.g., fishes, marine invertebrates) get only fairly brief by: 7.

Jules Evens weaves history, science, and personal anecdote into an absorbing chronicle of one of the most biologically diverse places in North America. His account of this enchanted island in time, separated by tectonics from the rest of the continent, provides a comprehensive overview of the Point Reyes Peninsula, exploring its dynamic character and its.

The Natural History of the Point Reyes Peninsula does have a few shortcomings. The book does not delve into the peninsula's insect life at all, and some classes of animals (e.g., fishes, marine invertebrates) get only fairly brief coverage.5/5(2). Jules Evens weaves history, science, and personal anecdote into an absorbing chronicle of one of the most biologically diverse places in North America.

His account of this enchanted "island in time," separated by tectonics from the rest of the continent, provides a comprehensive overview of the Point Reyes Peninsula, exploring its dynamic character and its haunting appeal.

Jules Evens' Natural History of the Point Reyes Peninsula is a classic. In addition to providing an exhaustive account of the great biological diversity, the rich geological make-up of the peninsula, and a riveting tour of the ecology of one of the most special places on earth, Evens writes with enviable lyricism.

Author: Jules G Evens: Publisher: Point Reyes, Calif.: Point Reyes National Seashore Association, © Edition/Format: Print book: English: 1st edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects. Get this from a library. The natural history of the Point Reyes Peninsula. [Jules G Evens] -- Jules Evens weaves history, science, and personal anecdote into an absorbing chronicle of one of the most biologically diverse places in North America.

His. by Jules G. Evens. University of California Press,pages, $ This is a wonderful book for getting an overview of the Point Reyes peninsula, whether you’re a first time or repeat visitor to the area. I loved learning Read more.

Natural History of the Point Reyes Peninsula by Jules G. Evens available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews.

Jules Evens weaves history, science, and personal anecdote into an absorbing chronicle of one of the Author: Jules Evens. Point Reyes is a prominent cape and popular Northern California tourist destination on the Pacific is located in Marin County approximately 30 miles (50 km) west-northwest of San Francisco.

The term is often applied to the Point Reyes Peninsula, the region bounded by Tomales Bay on the northeast and Bolinas Lagoon on the southeast.

The headland is. Fire in Paradise - POSTPONED Journalists Alastair Gee and Dani Anguiano discuss their book on the Camp Fire. Event Date: Friday, May 15 | pm. Location: Point Reyes Presbyterian Church. Point Reyes Books | State Route 1 | PO Box | Point Reyes Station CA |   As with any such place, a good guidebook proves useful.

We’re lucky to have Jules Evens’ classic Natural History of the Point Reyes Peninsula, which is surely one of the most engaging and captivating guides available for any region. SHELF TALKERS. Gaston Bachelard (translated by Maria Jolas), Poetics of Space. From deserts and grasslands to glaciers and the spectacular Pacific coast, California is a naturalists paradise.

The authors of the California Natural History Guides have walked into wildfires, plunged into shark infested waters, scaled the Sierra Nevada, peeked under rocks, and gazed into the sky to present the most extensive California More.

No consensus for Point Reyes history book David Briggs John Hart, an environmental writer and lifelong Marin County resident, has released a new history of the Point Reyes Peninsula, once slated for development as a major recreational destination.

Natural History of the Point Reyes Peninsula (California Natural History - GOOD. $ Free shipping. MI Menominee County History of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan New RP.

$ Free shipping. Good: A book that has been read but is in good Rating: % positive. The Point Reyes Peninsula has a rich history encompassing thriving Native American settlements, visits by Francis Drake and Spanish explorers, dramatic shipwrecks, Mexican rancheros, famous dairy farms, railroads, and one of the country's most spectacular lighthouses/5.

Long before Point Reyes became a National Seashore and a site for controversy, it was home to the Coast Miwok tribes. Living on the Point Reyes peninsula for centuries, the Coast Miwok found their lives uprooted when they were relocated to nearby Missions in the late s to early s (DeRooy and Livingston ).

Enjoy your lunch at a local beach restaurant and visit Point Reyes’ historic lighthouse where whales and dolphins may swim by (depending on the season). Your guide will also bring you to the Bear Valley Visitor Center and the Museum of Natural History.

acres of Point Reyes have been known as a “National Seashore” since History & Culture at Point Reyes National Seashore. The Historic Point Reyes Lighthouse.

The cultural history of Point Reyes reaches back some 5, years to the Coast Miwok Indians who were the first human inhabitants of the Peninsula. Over.

by Brian Fagan, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers,pages, $ (). In this new book archaeologist Brian Fagan succeeds in compiling various ele-ments of the history of California before European settlement, including archaeological discoveries, ecological changes, and anthropologic Read more.

Point Reyes National Seashore was established to preserve and protect wilderness, natural ecosystems, and cultural resources along the diminishing undeveloped coastline of the western United States. Located just an hour's drive from a densely populated metropolitan area, the Seashore is a sanctuary for myriad plant and animal species and for the human spirit—for .Point Reyes National Seashore is an ideal destination for field trips to examine the geology and natural history of the San Andreas Fault Zone and the North Coast of California.

The San Andreas Fault Zone crosses the Point Reyes Peninsula between Bolinas Lagoon in the south and Tomales Bay in the north. The map below shows 13 selected fieldFile Size: 1MB.His previous books include Natural History of the Point Reyes Peninsula (UC Press, ) and Introduction to California Birdlife (UC Press, ).

Field / Identification Guide Series: California Natural History Guides Volume: