Home Ground

Home Ground is part poetry, part dictionary, and completely riveting. It’s a collection of landscape terms, common and rare, with definitions written by famous nature writers. Have you ever heard of a blind creek? How about a kiss tank? And how do you really define a forest? 

Also available at the Natural Bridges, Seacliff, Wilder Ranch, and Santa Cruz Mission ParkStores. 

Californian’s Field Guide to Mammals Among Us

Charles Hood’s newest book is so much more than a field guide. It’s got beautiful color photographs of mountain lions, bats, seals, foxes, whales and more, but the stories are what’ll hook you, and provide a larger understanding of how mammals live in our California ecosystems.

Also available at the Wilder Ranch, Natural Bridges, Santa Cruz Mission, and Seacliff ParkStores.