In March 2013, MOCS executive director Rachel Herrick published “A Guide to the North American Obeast.” Published by Publication Studio, this two-book set of scholarly articles surveying the latest in obeast research and conservation. The books were are currently available online through Publication Studio’s website.

“Essential reading.” San Francisco Review

“The most comprehensive look at the challenges and triumphs surround obeast studies that has ever printed. History, biology, conservation– this set has it all!” The New York Reviewer

“When an animal has been around this long and in the news this much, you don’t expect learn much new about it. . . I was completely unprepared for the powerful dedication and thoughtful reporting found in these pages.” The Hoffington Post