Good Links

Check out these amazing environmental organizations!

Audubon California,

California Coastal Commission,

California League of Conservation Voters,

Center for Environmental Law,

Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund,

Earth Island Institute,


Eastern Environmental Law Center,

Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center,

Environmental Defense,

Environmental Law Concentration at UC Hastings,

Environmental Law Education Center,

Environmental Law Institute,

Environmental Law Reporter,

Environmental laws,

Great Lakes Environmental Law Center,

Hastings Environmental Law Association,

John Muir National Historic Site,

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute,

Natural Resources Defense Council,

Nature Conservancy – California,

PRBO Conservation Science,

River of Words,

Save the Redwoods League,

Sierra Club,

Southern Environmental Law Center,

Western Environmental Law Center,

There must be some left off this list – inadvertently!  Please comment your candidates for inclusion:

Good Reads

The following is a list of suggested reading from Deanna Spooner, co-founding editor of HELJ:

Native Hawaiian Law: A Treatise (Melody Kapilialoha MacKenzie, Ed.)

What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming: Toward a New Psychology of Climate Action (Per Espen Stoknes)

Baker, J.A., The Peregrine

Bakker, Elna, and Gordy Slack, An Island Called California

Carson, Rachel, Silent Spring

Darwin, Charles, Voyage of the Beagle

Emerson, Ralph Waldo, Nature, essays

Giono, Jean, The Man Who Planted Trees

Kolbert, Elizabeth, The Sixth Extinction

Krakauer, John, Into the Wild

Macfarlane, Robert, The Old Ways

Matthiessen, Peter, The Snow Leopard

Muir, John, My First Summer in the Sierra

Obata, Chiura, and Janice T. Driesbach, Obata’s Yosemite

Pakenham, Thomas, Meetings with Remarkable Trees

Peacock, Doug, Grizzly Years

Ricketts, Ed, and, Jack Calvin, Between Pacific Tides

Schoenherr, Allan, A Natural History of California

Snyder, Gary, and Jim Harrison, The Etiquette of Freedom

Thoreau, Henry David, The Journal

Comment and share your favorite good read!

Good Hikes

Good Hikes! Below are links to some special places — but what we really need are your descriptions and stories about recent hikes!  Where have you gone, what have you seen, who went with you?  Comment and share your favorite hikes!

Butano State Park (Yay, redwoods!) San Mateo County:

Calero County Park, Santa Clara County:

Coyote Hills Regional Park, Fremont, Alameda County:

Heron Head Park, San Francisco (Good for birdwatching):

Hood Mountain Regional Park & Open Space Preserve, Sonoma County:

Muir Woods (Yay, even more redwoods!), Marin County:

Morgan Territory Regional Preserve, Alameda County:

Mountain Home to Bootjack Camp and back, along the Matt Davis Trail to Bootjack, Mt. Tamalpais State Park, Marin County.

Olema Valley Trail, parallels Highway 1 between Five Brooks Stables and Dogtown, Marin County – tiptoe along the San Andreas Fault!

Pruisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve, San Mateo County,

Point Reyes National Seashore:

Rockville Hills Regional Park, Solano County:

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