In the first-ever comprehensive nature guide to the area, accomplished author, teacher, and Santa Barbara native Joan Easton Lentz shares her lifelong knowledge of the region renowned for its unique natural resources and legendary scenery. Taking readers on a journey from tide pools to mountain peaks and pinyon-juniper woodlands, Lentz combines lucid and evocative nature writing, including on-the-scene journal entries, with a rich array of photos and illustrations, creating a highly personal and scientific handbook. A Naturalist's Guide to the Santa Barbara Region
at once deepens our understanding of the land and its array of inhabitants and inspires us to head outside.
- Author: Joan Easton Lentz
- 528 pages and over 400 color photographs and illustrations