References & Supplies We Love

Guides & Books:

All That the Rain Promises and More: A Hip Pocket Guide to Western Mushrooms

California Insects (California Natural History Guides)

Coyote’s Guide to Connecting with Nature

Field Guide to Animal Tracks and Scat of California (California Natural History Guides)

Introduction to Shore Wildflowers of California, Oregon, and Washington

Mammals of California (California Natural History Guides)

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

Plants of the Coast Redwood Region

The Ohlone Way: Indian Life in the San Francisco-Monterey Bay Area

Quick Guides:

Local Birds of the San Francisco Bay Area

Local Butterflies of the San Francisco Bay Area

Plants and Plant Communities of the San Mateo Coast (This is a small, quick plant guide to a very specific region.  Copies are sold at Ano Nuevo State Park in California.)

Materials & Books for Journaling:

Moleskine Classic Notebook, Large, Plain, Black, Hard Cover (5 x 8.25)

Sanford Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencil Set, 48/Tin

Prismacolor Col-Erase Erasable Colored Pencils, Non-Photo Blue, 12-Pack

Pentel Twist-Erase III Automatic Pencil with 2 Eraser Refills, 0.5mm

Sakura 24-Piece Koi Assorted Water Colors Field Sketch Set with Brush

Keeping a Nature Journal: Discover a Whole New Way of Seeing the World Around You

Free Nature Journaling Curriculum (John Muir Laws & the California Native Plant Society)


Gerber Bear Grylls Survival Series Fire Starter



Ohlone Teacher’s Resource

Project-Based Homeschooling: Mentoring Self-Directed Learners

White Hardcover Blank Book, 11 x 8-½ (Great for writing and illustrating a story!)

White Hardcover Blank Book, 6″W X 8″H (Great for making your own Trail Guide!)



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