Peter Berg: an excellent lizard man
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How did they learn such animal graces? Judy Berg, as the cougar, says they practiced a lot.
It became an identity. Then we came back to my house and had a chicken barbecue. That was part
of a joke, too. The following year, 1978, Reinhabiting a Separate Country-A Bioregional
Anthology of Northern California was published. It is one of the most important books I have. Teaching an awareness of life in a “bioregion”—a word originated and used by Peter and Raymond Dasmann. One becomes a detective of place, of history and geography, “natural” boundaries usurping sharp political lines. A way to recognize the authenticity of the “local.” Certainly in West Marin, where I live, it led to the production of organic farms, organic dairies, and an astonishing “green” awareness.