How to Save Your County
Saving the Marin-Sonoma Coast has been widely used for planning purposes in California and other states, and is useful for college courses, lecture series, and protection of natural resources.
This book can be extremely useful for county planning with citizen participation. There are 52 counties in California and more than 300 nationwide that control county government and its agencies. As discussed in Rebels With a Cause and in this book, county government is the most powerful and effective way to control sprawl, overpopulation, and the destruction of natural resources.
Saving the Marin-Sonoma Coast affirms
a message that should be shouted from
the housetops: citizens working together
have the power to shape the course
of events that affect their lives. In a
time of cynicism about the workings of
democracy, there is no message more