Natural History Biodiversity poster of California Oak Woodland Community Premiers

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Good Nature Publishing Co. announced the premier of their 25th natural history poster today, titled "California Oak Woodland Community". This oil painting of over 25 native species in the threatened California oak woodlands shows flora and fauna at risk from development, agriculture, and disease like Sudden Oak Death. California Oak Foundation ordered 10,000 of the posters for education and outreach efforts to protect the species in remaining oak woodlands.

Hundreds of thousands of acres of Oak woodlands in California are under assault from urban development, tree disease, and agriculture.

Good Nature Publishing Co. announced the premier of its newest interpretive natural history poster, titled "California Oak Woodland Community".

Working with partner California Oak Foundation to educate California citizens about the importance of protecting oak woodlands, the new oil painting by award winning artist Suzanne Duranceau features over 25 native flora and fauna native to the California oak woodlands.

"This beautiful and educational art will help us work to protect the California Oak Woodland ecosystems. At a glance, people can see a few of the thousands of species that depend on oak woodlands and call them home," said Janet Cobb, Executive Director of California Oak Foundation, who commissioned the new natural history poster.

Species shown are threatened with destruction from development, agriculture, and tree disease Sudden Oak Death.

Species illustrated include:

Birds: California Quails • Nuttalls woodpecker • Acorn Woodpecker • Western Blue bird • Yellow-billed Magpie • Anna's Hummingbird • Lazuli Bunting • Cooper's Hawk        

Mammals• Dusky Footed woodrat • Black Bear • Mountain Lion • Mule deers • Gray fox • Rabbit

Insects:• Butterfly, California Dogface

Vegetation:Coast Live Oak • Maple vine • Poison oak • Californian poppies • Sticky Monkey Flowers • Blue Oaks • Madrone tree • Valley Oak • Willow • Black Oaks • Golden Chanterell

The California Oak Woodland Community retails for $12/$20 laminated. Wholesale and teacher discounts available.

"Art changes lives. We hope this new print helps make the connection between oaks, animals and our impact on this fragile ecosystem." said Good Nature publisher and poster sherpa Timothy Colman                            

Good Nature Publishing is based in Seattle Washington, and designs natural history posters by bioregion. All posters are illustrated in color pencil and watercolor, printed on high quality recycled papers, process chlorine free.

Contact:

Timothy Colman

Good Nature Publishing Co.

1904 Third Ave #415

Seattle WA 98101

1 800 631-3086

206 622 9522

http://www.goodnaturepublishing.com
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