Tick-tock, the days are flying by, and the holidays are fast approaching. You need gift ideas, fast.
Do you have nature lovers, birders, or hikers on your gift list? Check out the list (and links) below, for some great, quick, and easy ideas.
The gift that lasts all year...
A Wisconsin State Park Sticker
A subscription to Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine
A National Park Sticker
Nature Center Memberships:
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
Wehr Nature Center
Boerner Botanical Gardens
River Bend Nature Center
Nature Centers across the state
Gifts for Hikers:
Explorer's Guide - 50 Hikes in Wisconsin: Trekking the Trails of the Badger State
Best Easy Day Hikes - Milwaukee
Ice Age Trail Guidebook
Hiking Boots, Socks and Accessories at Stan's Fit For Your Feet
Yaktrax Traction Devices for winter footwear
Mile, Mile & a Half - DVD
Wild - DVD
Into the Wild - DVD
Gifts for Birders:
The Big Year - DVD
Birders: The Central Park Effect - DVD
A Birder's Guide to Everything - DVD
Birding Field Guides
Kingbird Highway - by Ken Kaufman
Zooburbia - by Tai Moses
The Urban Bestiary - by Lyanda Lynn Haupt
Subirdia - by John M. Marzluff
Birdfeeders, seed, and supplies
Cameras and Outdoor Photography Workshops
Camera Monopods and Tripods
This summer I set out to find some new (to me) adventures in nature. My goal was to find them within 30-60 minutes of Milwaukee. Turns out it was an easy reach, as Wisconsin is blessed and abundant with the beauty of parks and trails across the state.
Stigler Nature Preserve
A traveler, singer, novice photographer, humane gardener, and nature lover.