From the author:
"This book is a specific kind of examination into the California waterscape. It is an account of my own journey to understand it and the way it serves and sometimes doesn't serve us and the natural world, now and going into the future."
About the author:
What Obi Kaufmann is: a naturalist, a California native, an artist, a historian, a cartographer, sometimes a journalist.
What Obi Kaufmann is not: a scientist, a politician, a lobbyist, a lawyer, a farmer.
Obi Kaufmann is the author of the best-selling California Field Atlas and Forests of California. The latter is the first of a planned trilogy of field atlases examining, three generalized, provincial ecoregions within California, with the coasts and the deserts being the other two focuses.