Good Links

Check out these amazing environmental organizations!

Audubon California, http://ca.audubon.org

California Coastal Commission, http://coast4u.org

California League of Conservation Voters, www.ecovote.org/

Center for Environmental Law, www.ciel.org/

Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund, www.celdf.org/

Earth Island Institute, http://earthisland.org

Earthjustice, www.earthjustice.org

Eastern Environmental Law Center, www.easternenvironmental.org/

Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center, https://law.uoregon.edu/explore/enr

Environmental Defense, www.edf.org/

Environmental Law Concentration at UC Hastings, www.uchastings.edu/academics/jdprogram/concentrations/environmental-law/index.php

Environmental Law Education Center, www.elecenter.com/

Environmental Law Institute, www.eli.org/

Environmental Law Reporter, www.elr.info/

Environmental laws, www.epw.senate.gov/environmental_laws.htm

Great Lakes Environmental Law Center, www.glelc.org/

Hastings Environmental Law Association, www.uchastings.edu//student-life/organizations/HELA/index.php

John Muir National Historic Site, www.nps.gov/jomu

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, www.mbari.org/

Natural Resources Defense Council, www.nrdc.org

Nature Conservancy – California, www.nature.org/wherewework/northamerica/states/california/

PRBO Conservation Science, www.prbo.org

River of Words, www.riverofwords.org

Save the Redwoods League, www.savetheredwoods.org/

Sierra Club, www.sierraclub.org

Southern Environmental Law Center, www.southernenvironment.org/

Western Environmental Law Center, www.westernlaw.org/

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: http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=536

Calero County Park, Santa Clara County: https://www.sccgov.org/sites/parks/parkfinder/Pages/Calero.aspx

Coyote Hills Regional Park, Fremont, Alameda County: http://www.ebparks.org/parks/coyote_hills

Heron Head Park, San Francisco (Good for birdwatching): http://www.sfport.com/index.aspx?page=210

Hood Mountain Regional Park & Open Space Preserve, Sonoma County: http://parks.sonomacounty.ca.gov/Get_Outdoors/Parks/Hood_Mountain_Regional_Park_Open_Space_Preserve.aspx

Muir Woods (Yay, even more redwoods!), Marin County: http://www.nps.gov/muwo/index.htm

Morgan Territory Regional Preserve, Alameda County: http://www.ebparks.org/parks/morgan

Mountain Home to Bootjack Camp and back, along the Matt Davis Trail to Bootjack, Mt. Tamalpais State Park, Marin County. https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/matt-davis-trail-to-bootjack-trail-loop

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

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/olema-valley-trail

Pruisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve, San Mateo County, http://www.openspace.org/preserves/purisima-creek-redwoods

Point Reyes National Seashore: http://www.nps.gov/pore/planyourvisit/hiking_guide.htm

Rockville Hills Regional Park, Solano County: http://www.fairfield.ca.gov/gov/depts/pw/open_Space/rockville_hills_regional_park/default.asp

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