Robert Steers - Plants of Mount Tamalpais (Corte Madera Store)

Robert Steers

Plants of Mount Tamalpais

Corte Madera Store
Sat., April 6, 2024 • 1:00pm PT

This event is free to attend and will be hosted in-person at Book Passage's Corte Madera Store. Please contact with questions regarding events.

Including Muir Woods

Mount Tamalpais arises at the epicenter of one of the most biodiverse regions in California. Shaped by climate and unique geology, the San Francisco Bay Area harbors an eclectic mix of plant species, some of which are completely unique. With detailed descriptions and refined photography, this book explores this awesome plant diversity for the first time in an accessible field guide.

Plants of Mount Tamalpais includes:

  • Color images for identifying over 600 plant taxa
  • Descriptions of the major plant communities
  • Overview of the biotic and abiotic factors that influence plant distributions
  • Spectacular photos from across Mount Tam


Robert Steers has resided in Marin County for well over a decade. He previously served as the regional vegetation ecologist for the San Francisco Bay Area Network of National Parks where he managed plant monitoring programs in Golden Gate N.R.A, Muir Woods N.M., Point Reyes N.S, Pinnacles N.P., and John Muir H.S. He now does contract work for land management agencies in Marin County, mostly related to rare plants. Robert also works in the tech industry as an engineering program manager on hardware and software products. He is passionate about science, technology, and preserving California’s amazing biodiversity.



Robert Steers photo credit Jennifer Skinner.



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