Bookshelf

The following list of nature guides for the Pacific Northwest and books about connecting children to nature is not meant to be comprehensive, but titles we think are great to either own or check out from libraries. Books marked with a check () we have in our home library.*

General natural history books for the Pacific Northwest
Animal Tracks of Washington and Oregon by Ian Sheldon
Cascade-Olympic Natural History: A Trailside Reference by Daniel Mathews
Exploring the Tualatin River Basin by Susan Peter, Shirley Ewart, and Barbara Schaffner
Field Guide to the Cascades & Olympics by Stephen Whitney and Rob Sandelin
A Forest in the City: Your Guide to Tryon Creek State Park by Friends of Tryon Creek
In One Yard: Close to Nature (we meet some of the wildlife in one urban yard in Portland, Oregon) by Warren A. Hatch
National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest by Peter Alden and Dennis Paulson
The Northwest Coastal Explorer: Your Guide to the Places, Plants, and Animals of the Pacific Coast by Robert Steelquist
The Northwest Nature Guide: Where to Go and What to See Month by Month in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia by James Luther Davis
One City’s Wilderness: Portland’s Forest Park by Marcy Cottrell Houle
Oregon Wildlife Viewing Guide by James A Yuskavitch
Plants and Animals of the Pacific Northwest: An Illustrated Guide to the Natural History of Western Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia by Eugene N. Kozloff
Scats and Tracks of the Pacific Coast: A Field Guide to the Signs of 70 Wildlife Species by James C. Halfpenny
Washington and Oregon Nature Guide by Erin McCloskey
Wild in the City: Exploring the Intertwine: The Portland-Vancouver Region’s Network of Parks, Trails, and Natural Areas edited by Michael C. Houck and M.J. Cody
Wild in the Willamette: Exploring the Mid-Valley’s Parks, Trails, and Natural Areas edited by Lorraine Anderson and Abby Phillips Metzger
Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest: Tracking and Identifying Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, and Invertebrates by David Moskowitz

Pocket Naturalist Guides
Animal Tracks, Northwestern Seashore LifeOregon Birds, Oregon Trees & Wildflowers, Oregon Wildlife, Pacific Northwest Butterflies & Moths, Pond Life, Portland Birds, Urban Wildlife, Western Coastal Birds

Books by Patricia Lichen
Passionate Slugs & Hollywood Frogs: An Uncommon Field Guide to Northwest Backyards
River-Walking Songbirds & Singing Coyotes: An Uncommon Field Guide to Northwest Mountains
Brittle Stars & Mudbugs: An Uncommon Field Guide to Northwest Shorelines & Wetlands

Bird books for the Pacific Northwest
The Backyard Birdsong Guide: Western North America by Donald Kroodsma
Bird Feathers: A Guide to North American Species by S. David Scott and Casey McFarland
Bird Tracks & Sign: A Guide to North American Species by Mark Elbroch, Eleanor Marks and C. Diane Boretos
Birding Oregon: 44 Prime Birding Areas with More Than 200 Specific Sites by John Rakestraw
Birds of Oregon by Roger Burrows and Jeff Gilligan
Birds of the Willamette Valley Region by Harry B. Nehls
Birdsongs of the Pacific Northwest by Stephen R. Whitney and Elizabeth Briars Hart
The Crossley ID Guide: Raptors by Richard Crossley and Jerry Liguori
Falcon Pocket Guide: Birds of the Pacific Northwest by Todd Telander
Familiar Birds of the Northwest by Harry B. Nehls
Field Guide to Western Birds’ Nests by Hal H. Harrison
Must-See Birds of the Pacific Northwest by Sarah Swanson and Max Smith
National Geographic Field Guide to Birds: Washington/Oregon by Jonathan Alderfer
Guide to Portland Birds: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species by James Kavanagh and Raymond Leung
Raptors of the Pacific Northwest by Thomas Bosakowski
The Sibley Guide to Birds of Western North America by David Sibley

Mammal books for the Pacific Northwest
Land Mammals of Oregon by B.J. Verts and Leslie N. Carraway
Mammal Tracks & Sign: A Guide to North American Species by Mark Elbroch
Mammal Tracks and Scat: Life-Size Tracking Guide by Lynn Levine and Martha Mitchell
Mammals of the Pacific Northwest: From the Coast to the High Cascades by Chris Maser
Mammals of Washington and Oregon by Tamara Eder
Scats and Tracks of the Pacific Coast: A Field Guide to the Signs of 70 Wildlife Species by James C. Halfpenny

Reptile and Amphibian books for the Pacific Northwest
Amphibians of Oregon, Washington And British Columbia by Charlotte C. Corkran and Chris Thoms
Amphibians of the Pacific Northwest by Lawrence L. C. Jones, William P. Leonard, and Deanna H. Olson
A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians by Robert C. Stebbins
Reptiles of the Northwest by Alan St. John
Reptiles of Washington and Oregon edited by Robert M. Storm and William P. Leonard

Insect and other invertebrate books for the Pacific Northwest
The Banana Slug: A Close Look at a Giant Forest Slug of Western North America by Alice Bryant Harper
Bugs of Washington and Oregon by John Acorn
The Butterflies of Cascadia: A Field Guide to All the Species of Washington, Oregon, and Surrounding Territories by Robert Michael Pyle
Butterflies of the Pacific Northwest: Washington, Oregon and Idaho by David James
Butterflies of the Pacific Northwest by William Neill
Dragonflies and Damselflies of Oregon: A Field Guide by Cary Kerst and Steve Gordon
Field Guide to the Slug by David G. Gordon
A Guide to Common Freshwater Invertebrates of North America by J. Reese Voshell, Jr.
Incredible Arthropods: Insects, spiders & more! (coloring book) by Portland’s The Bug Chicks
Insects of the Pacific Northwest by Peter Haggard and Judy Haggard
Land Snails and Slugs of the Pacific Northwest by Thomas E. Burke
Pacific Northwest Butterflies & Moths: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species by James Kavanagh
The Secret Lives of Backyard Bugs by Judy Burris and Wayne Richards
The Secret World of Slugs and Snails by David George Gordon
Tracks & Sign of Insects and Other Invertebrates: A Guide to North American Species by Noah Charney and Charley Eiseman

Botany books for the Pacific Northwest
Field Guide to Plant Galls of California and Other Western States by Ronald A. Russo
Mosses, Lichens & Ferns of Northwest North America by Dale H. Vitt, Jane E. Marsh, and Robin B. Bovey
Northwest Trees: Identifying and Understanding the Region’s Native Trees by Stephen F. Arno
Pacific Northwest Wildflowers: A Guide to Common Wildflowers by Damian Fagan
Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia & Alaska by Jim Pojar and Andy MacKinnon
Plants of Western Oregon, Washington & British Columbia by Eugene N Kozloff
Shrubs to Know in Pacific Northwest Forests by Edward C. Jensen
Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest by Mark Turner and Ellen Kuhlmann
Trees of the Pacific Northwest by George A. Petrides
Trees to Know in Oregon by Edward C. Jensen
Wetland Plants of Oregon and Washington by Jennifer Guard
Wild Flowers of the Pacific Northwest: The Third Edition of a Timeless Classic by Lewis J. Clark and John Trelawny
Wildflowers of the Columbia Gorge by Russ Jolley
Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest by Mark Turner and Phyllis Gustafson

Edible plants/foraging books for the Pacific Northwest
A Field Guide to Edible Fruits and Berries of the Pacific Northwest by Richard J. Hebda
Foraging Oregon: Finding, Identifying, and Preparing Edible Wild Foods in Oregon by Christopher Nyerges
Northwest Foraging: The Classic Guide to Edible Plants of the Pacific Northwest by Doug Benoliel
Pacific Coast Foraging Guide: 40 Wild Foods from Beach, Field, and Forest by Jennifer Hahn
Pacific Northwest Foraging: 120 Wild and Flavorful Edibles from Alaska Blueberries to Wild Hazelnuts by Douglas Deur

Mushroom books for the Pacific Northwest
All That the Rain Promises and More: A Hip Pocket Guide to Western Mushrooms by David Arora
Common Mushrooms of the Northwest by J. Duane Sept
A Field Guide to Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest by Daniel Winkler
Mushrooms Demystified by David Arora
Mushrooms of Northwest North America by Helene M. E. Schalkwijk-Barendsen
Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest by Steve Trudell

Coastal books for the Pacific Northwest
The Beachcomber’s Guide to Seashore Life in the Pacific Northwest by J. Duane Sept
Common Seashore Creatures of the Pacific Northwest by J. Duane Sept.
Field Guide to Coastal Flowers of the Pacific Northwest by Phillipa Hudson
A Field Guide to Nudibranchs of the Pacific Northwest by Rick M. Harbo
A Field Guide to Sea Stars of the Pacific Northwest by Neil McDaniel
A Field Guide to Seashells and Shellfish of the Pacific Northwest by Rick M. Harbo
Mac’s Field Guide to Northwest Coastal Invertebrates by Craig MacGowan
Mac’s Field Guide to Northwest Coastal Water Birds by Craig MacGowan
Marine Invertebrates of the Pacific Northwest by Eugene N. Kozloff
Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest: A Photographic Encyclopedia of Invertebrates, Seaweeds and Selected Fishes by Andy Lamb ad Bernard P. Hanby
Marine Mammals of the Pacific Northwest: A Concise Waterproof Guide by Pieter Folkens
A Naturalist’s Guide to the Hidden World of Pacific Northwest Dunes by George Poinar, Jr.
Oregon Coastal Access Guide: A Mile-by-Mile Guide to Scenic and Recreational Areas by Kenn Oberrecht
Pacific Northwest Beachcomber: A Waterproof Pocket Guide by James Kavanagh and Raymond Leung
Tidepools of the Pacific Coast: A Quick Field Guide by Michael Rigsby
Seashore of the Pacific Northwest by Ian Sheldon
Whales and Other Marine Mammals of Washington and Oregon by Tamara Eder
Whelks to Whales: Coastal Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest by Rick M. Harbo

Geology, paleontology, and meteorology books for the Pacific Northwest
Beauty from the Beast: Plate Tectonics and the Landscapes of the Pacific Northwest by Robert J. Lillie
The Climate of Oregon: From Rain Forest to Desert by George H. Taylor and Chris Hannan
A Field Guide to Gemstones of the Pacific Northwest by Rick Hudson
Geology of the Pacific Northwest: Investigate How the Earth Was Formed with 15 Projects by Cynthia Light Brown
Hiking Oregon’s Geology by Ellen Morris Bishop
In Search of Ancient Oregon: A Geological and Natural History by Ellen Morris Bishop
In the Blast Zone: Catastrophe and Renewal on Mount St Helens by Charles Goodrich
Living with Thunder: Exploring the Geologic Past, Present, and Future of Pacific Northwest Landscapes by Ellen Morris Bishop
Oregon Fossils by Elizabeth L. Orr and William N. Orr
Oregon Geology by Elizabeth L. Orr and William N. Orr
Oregon’s Greatest Natural Disasters by William L Sullivan
The Oregon Weather Book: A State of Extremes by George H. Taylor and Raymond R. Hatton
Restless Northwest: A Geological Story by Hill Williams
Roadside Geology of Oregon by Marli B. Miller
Rockhounding Oregon by Lars Johnson
Weather of the Pacific Northwest by Cliff Mass

Hiking and other outdoor recreation books for the Portland area
60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Portland by Paul Gerald
Afoot and Afield: Portland/Vancouver: A Comprehensive Hiking Guide by Douglas Lorain
Around & About Mount Hood by Sonia Buist and Emily Keller
Best Easy Day Hikes: Portland, Oregon by Lizann Dunegan
Best Hikes Near Portland, Oregon by Fred Barstad
Best Outdoor Adventures Near Portland, Oregon: A Guide to the City’s Greatest Hiking, Paddling, and Cycling by Adam Sawyer
Exploring the Tualatin River Basin by Susan Peter and Shirley Ewart
Hiking from Portland to the Coast by James D. Thayer
I Heart Oregon (and Washington): 25 of the Portland Area’s Best Hikes by Lisa D. Holmes
One City’s Wilderness: Portland’s Forest Park by Marcy Cottrell Houle
One Night Wilderness: Portland by Douglas Lorain
Pedal Portland: 25 Easy Rides for Exploring the City by Bike by Todd Roll
Portland City Walks: Twenty Explorations In and Around Town by Laura O. Foster
Portland Hill Walks: Twenty Explorations in Parks and Neighborhoods by Laura O. Foster
Walk There! 50 treks in and around Portland and Vancouver by Laura O. Foster
Wild in the City: Exploring the Intertwine: The Portland-Vancouver Region’s Network of Parks, Trails, and Natural Areas edited by Michael C. Houck and M.J. Cody
Wild on the Willamette: Exploring the Mid-Valley’s Parks, Trails, and Natural Areas edited by Lorraine Anderson and Abby Phillips Metzger

Hiking and other outdoor recreation books for Oregon
100 Classic Hikes in Oregon by Douglas Lorain
100 Hikes in Northwest Oregon & Southwest Washington by William L. Sullivan
100 Hikes in Southern Oregon by William L. Sullivan
100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Central Oregon Cascades by William L. Sullivan
100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Eastern Oregon by William L. Sullivan
100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Oregon Coast & Coast Range by William L. Sullivan
75 Hikes in the Oregon’s Coast Range and Siskiyous by Rhonda and George Ostertag
Around & About Mount Hood: Exploring the Timberline Trail, Access Trails, and Day Hikes by Sonia Buist and Emily Keller
Babes in the Woods: Hiking, Camping & Boating with Babies and Young Children by Jennifer Aist
Best Hikes with Kids: Oregon by Bonnie Henderson
Best Short Hikes in Northwest Oregon by Rhonda and George Ostertag
Camping Oregon by Rhonda and George Ostertag
Canoe and Kayak Routes of Northwest Oregon: Including Southwest Washington by Philip N. Jones
The Creaky Knees Guide: Oregon: The 85 Best Easy Hikes by Seabury Blair Jr.
The Creaky Knees Guide: Pacific Northwest National Parks and Monuments: The 75 Best Easy Hikes by Seabury Blair Jr.
Day Hikes in the Columbia River Gorge by Don J. Scarmuzzi
Day Hiking Central Cascades by Craig Romano
Day Hiking Columbia River Gorge by Craig Romano
Day Hiking Mount St. Helens by Craig Romano
Day Hiking North Cascades by Craig Romano
Day Hiking Oregon Coast by Bonnie Henderson
Day Hiking South Cascades by Dan Nelson
Field Guide to Oregon Rivers by Tim Palmer
Grant’s Getaways: 101 Oregon Adventures by Grant McOmie
Hiking Oregon by Lizann Dunegan
Hiking Oregon’s Geology by Ellen Morris Bishop
Hiking the Columbia River Gorge by Jim Yuskavitch
Hiking the Oregon Coast: Day Hikes Along the Oregon Coast and Coastal Mountains by Lizann Dunegan
Hiking Waterfalls in Oregon by Adam Sawyer
The Lewis and Clark Columbia River Water Trail: A Guide for Paddlers, Hikers, and Other Explorers by Keith G. Hay
Oregon Nature Weekends by Jim Yuskavitch
Rails-Trails: Washington & Oregon by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Soggy Sneakers: A Paddler’s Guide to Oregon Rivers by Pete Giordano
Trails of Crater Lake National Park & Oregon Caves National Monument by William L Sullivan
Waterfall Lover’s Guide: Pacific Northwest by Gregory Plumb
The Willamette River Field Guide by Travis Williams

Nature education books (activities & how-to)
101 Nature Activities for Kids by Jane Sanborn and Elizabeth Trundle
The Book of Gardening Projects for Kids: 101 Ways to Get Kids Outside, Dirty, and Having Fun by Whitney Cohen and John Fisher
Celebrate Nature! Activities for Every Season by Angela Schmidt Fishbaugh
Connecting with Nature: A Naturalist’s Perspective by Robert C. Stebbins
Coyote’s Guide to Connecting with Nature by Jon Young, Ellen Haas, and Evan McGown
The Curious Nature Guide: Explore the Natural Wonders All Around You by Clare Walker Leslie
Discovering Nature with Young Children by Ingrid Chalufour and Karen Worth
The Down and Dirty Guide to Camping with Kids: How to Plan Memorable Family Adventures and Connect Kids to Nature by Helen Olsson
Ellie’s Log: Exploring the Forest Where the Great Tree Fell & Ricky’s Atlas: Mapping a Land on Fire by Judith L. Li and M. L. Herring
The EverGreen Twins Activity Book: 40+ Eco-Activities, Games, and Outdoor Adventures by Rick Reynolds
Exploring Ecology: 49 Ready-to-Use Activities for Grades 4-8 by Patricia A. Warren and Janet R. Galle
Exploring Nature with Your Child: An Introduction to the Enjoyment and Understanding of Nature for All by Dorothy Edwards Shuttlesworth
Fifteen Minutes Outside: 365 Ways to Get Out of the House and Connect with Your Kids by Rebecca Cohen
Geology of the Pacific Northwest: Investigate How the Earth Was Formed with 15 Projects by Cynthia Light Brown
Get Out: 150 Easy Ways for Kids & Grown-Ups to Get Into Nature and Build a Greener Future by Judy Molland
Get Outside: The Kids Guide to Fun in the Great Outdoors by Jane Drake and Ann Love
Green Hour: A Daily Dose of Nature for Happier Healthier Smarter Kids by Todd Christopher
Hands-On Nature Information and Activities for Exploring the Environment with Children edited by Jenepher Lingelbach and Lisa Purcell
Hey Kids! Out the Door, Let’s Explore by Rhoda Redleaf
I Love Dirt: 52 Activities to Help You and Your Kids Discover the Wonders of Nature  by Jennifer Ward
Imagine Childhood: Exploring the World through Nature Imagination and Play by Sarah Olmsted
It’s a Jungle Out There: 52 Nature Adventures for City Kids by Jennifer Ward
The Kids’ Outdoor Adventure Book: 448 Great Things to Do in Nature Before You Grow Up by Stacy Tornio and Ken Keffer
Kids’ Nature Book: 365 Indoor/Outdoor Activities and Experiences by Susan Milord
Kids’ Wildlife Book by Warner Shedd
Let’s Go Outside: Outdoor Activities and Projects to Get You and Your Kids Closer to Nature by Jennifer Ward
Let’s Go Outside: Sticks and Stones – Nature Adventures, Games and Projects for Kids by Steph Scott and Katie Akers
Let Your Kids Go Wild Outside by Fiona Bird
A Little Bit of Dirt: 55+ Science and Art Activities to Reconnect Children with Nature by Asia Citro
The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs: Use Outdoor Clues to Find Your Way, Predict the Weather, Locate Water, Track Animals and Other Forgotten Skills by Tristan Gooley
Muddy Boots: Outdoor Activities for Children by Liza Gardner Walsh
Marco the Molecule: Water Adventure and Activity Book by Rick Reynolds
National Geographic Kids Get Outside Guide: All Things Adventure, Exploration, and Fun! by Nancy Honovich and Julie Beer
The Natural Explorer: Understanding Your Landscape: In Search of the Extraordinary Journey by Tristan Gooley
The Natural Navigator: The Rediscovered Art of Letting Nature Be Your Guide by Tristan Gooley
The Nature Connection: An Outdoor Workbook for Kids Families and Classrooms by Clare Walker Leslie
Nature in a Nutshell for Kids: Over 100 Activities You Can Do in Ten Minutes or Less by Jean Potter
Nature Sparks: Connecting Children’s Learning to the Natural World by Aerial Cross
Nature’s Notes: Bite-Sized Learning & Projects for All Ages by Judy Burris and Wayne Richards
Nature’s Playground: Activities, Crafts, and Games to Encourage Children to Get Outdoors by Fiona Danks and Jo Schofield
Nature With Children of All Ages: Activities and Adventures for Exploring, Learning, and Enjoying the World Around Us by Edith A. Sisson
Rhythm of Family: Discovering a Sense of Wonder through the Seasons by Amanda Blake Soule and Stephen Soule
Science Adventures: Nature Activities for Young Children by Elizabeth A. Sherwood, Robert A. Williams, and Robert E. Rockwell
The Secret Lives of Animals: 1,001 Tidbits, Oddities, and Amazing Facts about North America’s Coolest Animals by Stacy Tornio and Ken Keffer
 Sharing Nature: Nature Awareness Activities for All Ages by Joseph Cornell (updated edition of ✓Sharing Nature with Children & ✓Sharing Nature With Children II)
Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties: The Classic Guide to Building Wilderness Shelters by D. C. Beard
Small Wonders: Nature Education for Young Children by Linda Garrett and Hannah Thomas
Survivor Kid: A Practical Guide to Wilderness Survival by Denise Long
Teaching Kids To Love The Earth by Marina Lachecki, Joseph Passineau, Ann Linnea, and Paul Treuer & More Teaching Kids to Love the Earth by Marina Lachecki and James Kasperson
This Book Was a Tree: Ideas, Adventures, and Inspiration for Rediscovering the Natural World by Marcie Chambers Cuff
A Toothy Tongue and One Long Foot: Nature Activities for Kids by Diane Swanson
Trails, Tails & Tidepools in Pails: Over 100 Fun and Easy Nature Activities by Children’s Nature Institute
The Truth About Nature: A Family’s Guide to 144 Common Myths about the Great Outdoors by Stacy Tornio and Ken Keffer
Whatever the Weather: Science Experiments and Art Activities That Explore the Wonders of Weather by Annie Riechmann and Dawn Suzette Smith

Nature education books (parenting, bigger issues)
Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children by Angela J. Hanscom
Before They’re Gone: A Family’s Year-Long Quest to Explore America’s Most Endangered National Parks by Michael Lanza
Beyond Ecophobia: Reclaiming the Heart in Nature Education by David Sobel
Children & Nature: Making Connections edited by George K. Russell
Closer to the Ground: An Outdoor Family’s Year on the Water, In the Woods and at the Table by Dylan Tomine
Companions in Wonder: Children and Adults Exploring Nature Together edited by Julie Dunlap and Stephen R. Kellert
A Country Called Childhood: Children and the Exuberant World by Jay Griffiths
Ecoliterate: How Educators Are Cultivating Emotional, Social, and Ecological Intelligence by Daniel Goleman, Lisa Bennett, and Zenobia Barlow
Ecological Literacy: Educating Our Children for a Sustainable World by David W. Orr
Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life Paperback by Peter Gray
The Geography of Childhood: Why Children Need Wild Places by Gary Paul Nabhan and Stephen Trimble
Home Grown: Adventures in Parenting off the Beaten Path, Unschooling, and Reconnecting with the Natural World by Ben Hewitt
How to Connect with Nature by Tristan Gooley
How to Raise a Wild Child: The Art and Science of Falling in Love with Nature by Scott D. Sampson
Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder by Richard Louv
Leave No Child Inside: A Selection of Essays from Orion Magazine
Let Them Be Eaten By Bears: A Fearless Guide to Taking Kids Into the Great Outdoors by Peter Brown Hoffmeister
A Natural Sense of Wonder: Connecting Kids with Nature through the Seasons by Rick Van Noy
The Nature Principle: Human Restoration and the End of Nature-Deficit Disorder by Richard Louv
The Pine Island Paradox: Making Connections in a Disconnected World by Kathleen Dean Moore
Savage Park: A Meditation on Play, Space, and Risk for Americans Who Are Nervous, Distracted, and Afraid to Die by Amy Fusselman
The Sense of Wonder by Rachel Carson
The Thunder Tree: Lessons from an Urban Wildland by Robert Michael Pyle
Vitamin N: The Essential Guide to a Nature-Rich Life by Richard Louv
Wild Curiosity: How to Unleash Creativity and Encourage Lifelong Wondering by Erik Shonstrom
Wild Play: Parenting Adventures in the Great Outdoors by David Sobel

Books about the history of connecting children to nature
Nature’s Keeper: John Ripley Forbes and the Children’s Nature Movement by Gary Ferguson
The Nature Study Movement: The Forgotten Popularizer of America’s Conservation Ethic by Kevin C. Armitage
Teaching Children Science: Hands-On Nature Study in North America, 1890-1930 by Sally Gregory Kohlstedt

*Please note that links to books on this site go to Amazon.com, and for doing so I receive very small referral fees for folks purchasing books through those links.

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