By Robert L. Thayer
In LifePlace, Thayer stocks what he has discovered over the process thirty years concerning the Sacramento Valley's geography, minerals, vegetation, and fauna; its relation to fireside, agriculture, and water; and its indigenous peoples, farmers, and artists. He indicates how the spirit of bioregionalism springs from studying the historical past of a spot, from partaking in its neighborhood economic climate, from dwelling in housing designed within the context of the sector. He asks: How do we instill a love of position and data of the neighborhood into our schooling procedure? How can the economic system turn into extra attentive to the ecology of quarter? This useful booklet is additionally a window onto present writing on bioregionalism, introducing the information of its such a lot remarkable proponents in available and hugely attractive prose.
At an analogous time that it provides a wholly new appreciation of California's important Valley, LifePlace shows how we will circulate towards a brand new approach of being, considering, and performing on the earth that may result in a sustainable, harmonious, and extra gratifying future.