Nature at Our Doorstep
Matt Schuth
978-1-935666-97-4 $19.95

Naturalist Matt Schuth grew up on a farm near Wabasha, Minnesota, and has worked in various capacities at the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum since 1982. Here he draws upon a lifetime of experience in providing solid information about birds, trees, insects and other aspects of the natural world, enlivened by personal experience, homespun humor, myth and folklore, and deep respect for the rural past. Reading the book is like going on a walk with a friend who happens to be an expert observer of the natural world.Read a Star-Tribune piece about Matt here.

The Seven States of Minnesota
John Toren
ISBN 978-1-932472-51-7 $19.95 (pb)
Revised edition, June, 2010

In this collection of driving tours, complete with maps and photographs, Toren explores Minnesota's exotic landscapes, taking us from the roadless splendor of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area to the majestic bluffs of the Mississippi Valley, and from the gaping mines of the Mesabi Iron Range to the quiet allure of the aspen parklands and the Coteau des Prairie, with plenty of insights and observations on the state's geography, history, and culture along the way.

Minnesota's Outdoor Wonders
Jim Gilbert
10 x 8, full color, $19.95

Field biologist Jim Gilbert has taken a month-by-month approach to the Minnesota seasons, emphasizing the marvels that surround us at every turn of the earth’s yearly cycle. The break-up of the ice, the sound of summer frogs, the call of the loon, and the splendor of maples in autumn are only a few of the events that will thrill and inspire children and adults alike. Copiously illustrated with color photographs.


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