Telling the Marin story

A project two years in the making gets off the ground this month: a comprehensive environmental history of Marin County, California, a landscape and habitat of national value, the scene of thorny debates past and present, and my home turf. I’ve been writing pieces of this story since 1970; now I want to tell the whole of it, building a resource all can use as arguments continue about the county’s future. It’s a multi-year effort, far beyond the scale a traditional publishing contract could sustain. With the fiscal sponsorship of MarinLink and the support of the Marin Conservation League, including a generous seed money grant, I am starting a quest for knowledge—and, of course, funds.