Ken Norris




                       Champion of the natural world --

                                    Kenneth S. Norris


He considered the University of California Natural Reserve System "the most important thing I ever attempted to do." Yet his founding of the UC reserve system was just one of numerous creative expressions of a rich lifetime passionately devoted to learning and teaching about the natural world.

Now you can read about many of his other experiences and insights as a naturalist and "Professor of Natural History" in his final book, Mountain Time / Reflections on the Wild World and Our Place in It. Part memoir, part natural history, part environmental philosophy, Mountain Time is a wholly enjoyable reading experience. Readers who knew Dr. Norris as a colleague, student, or friend say they are delighted to be able to "hear" his unique voice once again.

Mountain Time / Reflections on the Wild World and Our Place in It is available from either:

Mountain (paperback and electronic editions)

or -- (paperback edition only)


Click the book to download a PDF preview of the first 50 pages of Mountain Time -- which include the book's foreword, editor's preface, table of contents, and Dr. Norris's introduction and first chapter --
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Reader's caveat: once you have met the "Professor of Wonderment," you will want to spend more time with him.

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