Between the Tides: The Legacy of Pioneering Marine Ecologist Ed Ricketts

Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winning author John Steinbeck turned his friend Ed Ricketts into the colorful “Doc” character in his classic novel Cannery Row, but it’s the real Ed Ricketts (1897 – 1948) whose spirit permeates this remarkable new work by award winning Redlands filmmaker Peter Coonradt. Ricketts was a founder of modern environmentalism and a pioneer of ecology as a scientific discipline.  His book Between Pacific Tides remains... Read More