Califonia Bountiful

An American River Almanac

May/June 2008 California Country magazine

Whether taking a casual summer stroll along the American River Parkway or exploring the river in winter with a naturalist’s eye, An American River Almanac presents this mighty watercourse in ways that make it at once majestic and still inviting. Written by former Sacramento Union editor Peter J. Hayes, the book’s lyrical essays follow the cycle of the seasons, complemented photographically by Tom Myers and George Turner. $19.95. Order online from the nonprofit American River Natural History Association at

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