Living Edens: Big Sur - Additional Web and Print Resources

Web Sites

Big Sur, California
http://www.bigsurcalifornia.org/
Comprehensive site from the Big Sur Chamber of Commerce.

California Oak Mortality Task Force
http://www.cnr.berkeley.edu/comtf/
A non-profit organization leading the effort to understand Sudden Oak Death.

Elephant Seals
http://www.bigsurcalifornia.org/elephant-seals.html
The king of Big Sur beaches.

A Guide to California’s Big Sur
http://jrabold.net/bigsur/
Maps and more from John Rabold.

Gray Whale
http://www.bigsurcalifornia.org/whalesgray.html
Seen from Big Sur lookouts from December through April.

Big Sur Beaches
http://www.bigsurcalifornia.org/beaches.html
Some of the most beautiful in the world.

Books

Henson, Paul et al. THE NATURAL HISTORY OF BIG SUR. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1996.

Karman, James et al. STONES OF THE SUR. Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, 2001.

Schaffer, Jeffrey. HIKING THE BIG SUR COUNTRY: THE VENTANA WILDERNESS. San Francisco: Wilderness Press, 1988.

Steakley, Douglas. BIG SUR & BEYOND: THE LEGACY OF THE BIG SUR LAND TRUST. San Francisco: Graphic Arts Center Publishing Co., 2001.

Ulrich, Larry. BIG SUR TO BIG BASIN: CALIFORNIA’S DRAMATIC CENTRAL COAST. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1998.