Rodenticides hurt mountain lions.

Grow sites in Humboldt (the numbers are higher now.)

Humboldt Sheriff’s office says 12,000+ grows

Humboldt growers vote against legalization.

Applicants start cultivating before permits approved.

Only 125 applications completed.

Animal Ecology:

Animal home ranges and the resource dispersal hypothesis.

Land clearing and roads:

Mourad Gabriel pacific fisher presentation, esp. pg. 20, 41-43.

Scott Bauer CDFW presentation on mj cultivation on timberland.

Interior forest habitat and edge habitat.

NRDC-End of the road.

Jacob Hill on environmental impacts of roads.

The classic on roads by Reed Noss.

The Extinction Crisis:

Yes, the extinction crisis is even bigger than climate change.

California’s ranking by Nature Serve.

Biodiversity loss reported by the Living Planet Report 2016.

Habitat loss threat to wildlife.

Habitat loss and extinction.

Farming claims 40% Earth’s land mass.

Biodiversity limits disease outbreaks.

Book List:

This is a list of some of the books that have informed Habitat Forever’s work.


A Forest Journey: The Role of Wood in the Development of Civilization.  John Perlin. Harvard University Press, 1989.

A New Green History of the World: The Environment and the Collapse of Great Civilizations.  Clive Ponting.  Penguin Books, 1991/2007.

A State of Change: Forgotten Landscapes of California.  Laura Cunningham.  Heyday, 2010.

So Shall You Reap: Farming and Crops in Human Affairs.  Otto T. Solbrig & Dorothy J. Solbrig.  Island Press/Shearwater Books, 1994.

Tending the Wild: Native American Knowledge and the Management of California’s Natural Resources.  M. Kat Anderson.  University of California Press, 2005.


Global Ecology.  Colin Tudge.  Oxford University Press, 1991.

Introduction to Earth, Soil, and Land in California.  David Carle.  University of California Press, 2010.

Seasick: Ocean Change and the Extinction of Life on Earth.  Alanna Mitchell.  The University of Chicago Press, 2009.

The Behavior of North American Mammals.  Mark Elbroch & Kurt Rinehart.  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.

The Carnivore Way: Coexisting with and Conserving North America’s Predators.  Cristina Eisenberg.  Island Press, 2014.

The Encyclopedia of Animal Ecology.  Edited by Dr. Peter D. Moore.  Equinox/ Facts on File, 1987.

The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinction.  David Quammen. Touchstone/ Simon & Schuster Inc., 1996.

The Wolf’s Tooth: Keystone Predators, Trophic Cascades, and Biodiversity.  Cristina Eisenberg.  Island Press, 2010.

Trophic Cascades: Predators, Prey, and the Changing Dynamics of Nature. Edited by John Terborgh & James Estes.  Island Press, 2010.

Where the Wild Things Were: Life, Death, and Ecological Wreckage in a Land of Vanishing Predators.  William Stolzenburg.  Bloomsbury, 2008.