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Coast Redwood - A Natural and Cultural History Oaks of California by Cachuma Press
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A Natural and Cultural History

Michael Barbour, Sandy Lydon, Mark Borchert,
Marjorie Popper,Valerie Whitworth, and John Evarts

Coast Redwood is the first contemporary illustrated book to focus exclusively on the natural and cultural history of the world's tallest tree. This handsome volume describes the origins, distribution, life history, ecology, and wildlife associated with coast redwood. It also presents the evolution of redwood logging and chronicles the remarkable 100-year battle for redwood preservation, from Big Basin to Headwaters Forest.


228 pages; 7.5" x 10.25"; 230 color and 100 b&w historic photos; appendices; bibliography; index; ISBN: 0-9628505-5-1


"A marvelous, deeply informative book."
- California Wild

"The breadth of coverage is exceptional, and the fine photographs on every page illuminate the text with beauty and clarity."
- California Coast and Ocean

"The text is exemplary. . . . Naturalists and redwood-lovers of all types will find this book to be essential."
- Fremontia

"An exquisitely produced book . . . written almost reverently."
- Carmel Pine Cone


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