The Natural History of the San Bruno Mountains

The Natural History of the San Bruno Mountains is a book about the complete story of the San Bruno Mountains, from the history of how the Mountain was saved, to its climate, geology, and most importantly, about its plants and animals.

We need $75,000 to publish the book. The publishing of the book will be done by Heyday Books, a non-profit publisher in Berkeley. Any profits from the book will go to Heyday Books, to cover their costs of editing, layout, and distribution; and to the California Native Plant Society; and to San Bruno Mountain Watch. The authors, Doug Allshouse and David Nelson, are doing this project as members of the Yerba Buena chapter of the California Native Plant Society and as Site Stewards of San Bruno Mountain State and County Park. They are donating their time and the manuscript to the California Native Plant Society.


  • Mary Gutekanst 
    • $200 
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  • Lew Stringer 
    • $50 
    • 16 d
  • Noah Weiss 
    • $100 
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  • Anonymous 
    • $600 
    • 3 mos
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    • $1,000 
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David Nelson 
Greenbrae, CA
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