By Laura C. Martin Using materials children can find just about anywhere, Laura C. Martin offers 65 fun natural-art projects that teach both creativity and a respect for nature and the Earth’s resources.
*2004 Parent’s Choice Approved Award, Full-color; illustrations throughout, 224 pages.
By Stan Tekiela Easy-to-use field guide
*Efficient-111 common species- only Minnesota birds and Minnesota range maps
* Easy- See a yellow bird? go to the yellow section to find out what it is
* Helpful- compare feature helps you distinguish between look-alikes
* Focused – just the information you find helpful, and lots of it
* Engaging-“Stan’s Notes provide naturalist tidbits and facts
* Stunning-full-page photos that compare to not other
* Perfect companion for Birds of Minnesota Audio Cd
By Stan Tekiela Striking photographs capture loons in action and depict behaviors never before presented. Concise, accurate information drawn from the most up-to-date research and Stan’s own extensive observations. In-depth and engaging description and images, from physical traits to social activity. Gratifies the loon enthusiast’s desire for beautiful photos and detailed information. Satisfying and appealing balance of images and text. Headings and small blocks of text make for pleasurable, easy browsing. A nice companion to the Fascination Loons Audio CD.
By Bob Lynch & Dan Lynch Your must-have guide to Lake Superior’s rocks and minerals. Full-color photos and the details you need to know for identifying and collection
* incredible full-color sharp photos: the authors know ricks and took their own photographs in order to depict the detail needed for identification-no more guessing from line drawings
* comprehensive: photos of 75 rocks and minerals means you’re more likely to identify what you’ve found
*entries organized by area: find rocks unique to Minnesota, Wisconsin or Michigan or common to all three
* easy-to-use format: quickly find what you need to know and where to look
By Stan Tekiela
* Contains 93 species – only Minnesota trees
* No need to look through dozens of photos of trees that don’t grow in Minnesota
* Easy-to-use thumb tabs show leaf types and attachment
* Fact-filled, contains the information you want to know
* Compare feature shows average tree height compared with a two-story house
* Full-page color photos with corresponding full-page descriptions
* Stan’s Notes include naturalist information and interesting gee-whiz facts
Learn what’s edible and what to avoid with this easy-to-use field guide.
*Species organized by color, then by form
*Full-page photos and insets showing each plants’ key identification points
*Interesting tidbits about the plants’ many uses
*Range maps, ripening calendar and more
*165 wild berries and fruits in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan
Get “Cooking with Wild Berries and Fruits of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan”, a companion cookbook which includes recipes, handy tips, and different uses for many of the edible berries found in this book.
By Stan Tekiela
* Organized by color and size
* icons make visual identification quick and easy
* full-page, professional-quality photographs
* easy-to-read format presenting information critical to accurate identification
* identifies plants typical of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area and native prairies