A Sense of Place ...
How does one measure home? What does the word mean to you? The question has been asked by others and answered in many different ways. Some think of
To aid further understanding of bioregions we might consider where and how Native Americans lived. Chumash villages, their trading trails and seasonal
What is a Bioregion?
A bioregion is a life place, the area we call home. Defined by
natural features, vegetation types, mountains and watersheds, most people love the landscapes these produce without understanding why, or fully
appreciating their complexity ...
What is Natural History?
Natural history is less mathematical than ecology, but no less scientific. Leaning toward observation of plants
and animals, it looks at categories of natural organisms, using a broad outlook in a world full of many
narrowly focused disciplines ...
What is Biodiversity?
In one sense, bioregions are the units that house the earth's biodiversity. Our region has been declared a Biodiversity Hotspot. "Big deal!" you say. "I've heard the word, but so what?"
What does it mean and why is biodiversity important ...