Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 10, 2004
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 Â Nuttalls woodpecker Â Acorn Woodpecker Â Western Blue bird Â Yellow-billed Magpie Â Anna's Hummingbird Â Lazuli Bunting Â Cooper's Hawk
MammalsÂ Dusky Footed woodrat Â Black Bear Â Mountain Lion Â Mule deers Â Gray fox Â Rabbit
Insects:Â Butterfly, California Dogface
Vegetation:Coast Live Oak Â Maple vine Â Poison oak Â Californian poppies Â Sticky Monkey Flowers Â Blue Oaks Â Madrone tree Â Valley Oak Â Willow Â Black Oaks Â 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.
Good Nature Publishing Co.
1904 Third Ave #415
Seattle WA 98101
1 800 631-3086
206 622 9522
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