A Sense of What's Available ...
Books & Papers
Downloadable brochures, articles, plans and papers.
NOAA Lesson Plans.
Santa Barbara Watersheds brochure.
Scientific Paper: Landscape and Wellbeing.
California State 2008 Outdoor Recreation Plan.
Article: Santa Barbara County Wine History.
Google EBook: The Basic Book of Sea Kayaking.
Handbook: Ecological Regions of North America.
Scientific Paper: Nature as arena for quality of life.
Scientific Paper: The psychological importance of nature.
Scientific Paper: The Concept of Environmental Education.
IUCN Toolkit: Environmental Education and Communication.
Scientific Paper: The use of wilderness to combat depression.
Scientific Paper: Reconciliation Ecology and Species Diversity.
Scientific Paper: Use of the wilderness travel simulation model.
Professional Evaluation of the USFS Conservation Education Program.
Handbook: Risk Management for Outdoor Programs in the Canadian context.
Kaiser Family Foundation Study: Media use in children aged eight to 18 years.
Scientific Paper: Improving Student Achievement through Environmental Education.
Google EBook: Environmental Interpretation - A practical guide for people with big ideas.
Comprehensive list of references for articles and information used on this website.
- Association of Environmental Education
- NatureJournal Online Biology Classes
- Santa Barbara Educator's Roundtable
- California Institute for Biodiversity
- Wilderness Education Association
- Educator's Reference Desk
- USGS Education
Selected guides and texts.
Chumash Ethnobotany: Plant Knowledge Among
the Chumash People of Southern California
by Jan Timbrook, with watercolors, 2007.
Day Hikes Around Santa Barbara
by Robert Stone, 2010.
A Field Guide to Common Plants of the Santa Barbara Foothills and Southern California
by Hugh Margerum & David Powdrell, 2005.
Oaks of California
by Bruce M. Pavlik, Pamela C. Muick,
Sharon G. Johnson, Marjorie Popper, 2006.
A Flora of the Santa Barbara Region, California
by Clifton F. Smith, with photos by Dick Smith