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      Sand and Fire book cover featuring an aerial photograph of the pine barrens landscape beneath a gray sky with the title large and bold along with the authors name in red, green, and tan colorings.

      Sand and Fire: Exploring a Rare Pine Barrens Landscape

      A multilayered story about the impact of people on the vulnerable landscape of the Namekagon Barrens Wildlife Area. Told in memoir style. Color photographs.
      Wisconsin State Parks: Extraordinary Stories of Geology and Natural History

      Wisconsin State Parks: Extraordinary Stories of Geology and Natural History

      Author Scott Spoolman takes readers with him to twenty-eight parks, forests, and natural areas where evidence of the state's striking geologic and natural history are on display.
      Book cover of "Wisconsin Waters" by Scott Spoolman with color photo of a river in summer with trees and eroded sandstone on the banks. Title in large font at the top.

      Wisconsin Waters: The Ancient History of Lakes, Rivers, and Waterfalls

      Wisconsin Waters takes readers on an epic tour of the geologic, natural, and human stories that have shaped these aquatic landscapes over millions of years.
      Book cover of "A Dog Lover's Guide to Hiking Wisconsin State Parks" showing a dog on a leash walking a wooded trail.

      A Dog Lover's Guide to Hiking Wisconsin State Parks

      This book is a must-have for dog lovers who enjoy hiking in Wisconsin with their pup(s).
      Beyond the Trees book cover featuring image inside woods

      Beyond the Trees: Stories of Wisconsin Forests

      Paperback: $26.95
      336 pages, 154 color and b/w photos and 17 maps, 8 x 9
      ISBN: 9780870204678

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      Cover of Seeds in Soil book with several photos of garden produce and children.

      Seeds in Soil: Planting a Garden and Finding Your Roots

      A seeds-to-supper guide for the whole family to learn together about gardening science and history and growing in different environments. Includes recipes and projects to make the most of these nature lessons!
      Book cover of "A Planet Like Ours" with color illustration of eight children outside under a tree.

      A Planet Like Ours

      This book celebrates all the wonderful, miraculous, astounding qualities of our Earth while inspiring how to protect it for future generations.
      Book cover of "F is for Feathers" with color illustration of adult owl with two fledgling owls in tree.

      F is for Feathers: A Bird Alphabet

      Through poetry and sidebar text, this fully illustrated picture book explores all aspects of bird life, from physical characteristics to types of habitat.
      Book cover of "H is for Honey Bee" with full color illustration of honey bee in flight. Beekeepers in field in background.

      H is for Honey Bee: A Beekeeping Alphabet

      Beautiful artwork, poems, and additional text will make this a hit with all age-groups. Hardcover.
      Kettle Moraine Forest candle in clear glass sitting next to brown wood container. The white wax with white wick candle has brown labeling with black text.

      Kettle Moraine Forest 10 oz. Candle

      Bold and aromatic notes of cedar, pine, and balsam fir. Perfect fragrance to enjoy the crisp, Wisconsin forest in your home. Hand-poured. Cotton wick.
      Candle in cylindrical clear glass container with kraft-paper label. Black font says Wisconsin Candle Company.

      Spring Rain 10 oz. Candle

      The uplifting fragrance of cool air after a refreshing spring rain, the sun breaking through clouds to brighten the day. Fresh, floral, and a little citrus. A clean fragrance.
      Candle in cylindrical clear glass container with kraft-paper label. Black font says Wisconsin Candle Company.

      Wisconsin Lilac 10 oz. Candle

      The Wisconsin Lilac candle smells like true lilacs in full bloom. Beautiful and fragrant! All-natural soy candle. Cotton core wick.
      Lake Mendota Coaster's

      Lake Mendota Coasters

      Set of four coasters featuring Madison's Lake Mendota with detailed size and depth graphics. Order today and serve in style!
      Set of four ceramic or smooth stone coasters with blue illustration of Lake Monona.

      Lake Monona Coasters | Set of 4

      Lake Monona coaster set illustrating topographic details.
      Four ceramic stone coasters with vintage produce illustrations

      Salzer Seed Company Fruit and Vegetable Produce Coaster Set

      This colorful coaster set features vintage illustrations used by the Salzer Seed Company, formerly based in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Set of four.
      $19.95 $14.96
      Canister holding puzzle with illustrations of honey bees, flowers, and a large hive.

      Bees & Honey Puzzle - 1000 Pieces

      A collage of vintage illustrations of worker bees, drones, a queen, and colorful flora. Perfect gift for the gardener or beekeeper!
      Puzzle canister holiding "Victory Garden" puzzle with colorful, vintage illustrations of fruits and vegatables.

      Victory Garden Vintage Puzzle - 1000 Pieces

      Enjoy assembling this colorful puzzle that features a full harvest of healthy victory garden fruits and veggies. Each is labeled, from the Dixie Watermelon to the Kentucky Field Pumpkin.
      Puzzle, assembled, featuring colorful illustrations of state birds of the U.S.A positioned over map of the U.S.A.

      Wendy Gold State Birds Puzzle | 1000 Pieces

      Colorful and whimsical map art by collage artist Wendy Gold, with each state bird positioned geographically over the map.
      Book cover of Butterflies of the Midwest with color photo of orange monarch butterfly perched on yellow flower.

      Butterflies of the Midwest Field Guide

      Identify midwestern butterflies with this easy-to-use field guide. 198 species of butterflies and common moths organized by color.
      Mushrooms of the Upper Midwest

      Mushrooms of the Upper Midwest Field Guide | 2nd Edition

      A concise field guide to common mushrooms. This is a small, full-color guide that helps mushroom hunters identify mushrooms commonly encountered in the upper midwest.
      Wildflowers of Wisconsin

      Wildflowers of Wisconsin Field Guide

      Identify 200 of Wisconsin's beautiful wildflowers with this field guide, created by Stan Tekiela. You will be an expert in no time!
      Audobon Birds of North America Guide Book

      Birds of North America | National Audubon Society

      Identify wildlife like an expert with this extensive and richly illustrated field guide from one of the most trusted names in birding, the National Audubon Society.
      $49.95 $37.46
      Birds of Wisconsin book cover featuring image of a robin

      Birds of Wisconsin Field Guide 3rd Edition

      Who's that bird visitng your feeder? Identify the birds you see in your back yard and on hikes throughout the state.
      Busy Bee sock in turquoise green featuring yellow bees and honeycombs.

      Busy Bee Sock | Women's

      Is it time to pollinate your sock drawer with some honey bee fashion? With honeycombs and working bees, this pair is sure to sweeten your wardrobe. Fits Women’s shoe size 5 - 10.5.
      Clear Skies sock in dark blue featuring smiley suns and moons in a starry sky. Top edge, heel, and toe are light blue.

      Clear Skies Sock | Women's

      Celestial socks made with soft fabric from bamboo. Dream big. Fits women's shoe sizes 5 -10.5.
      Fungi Fanatic Sock in dark grey featuring red mushrooms in different sizes. Top edge, heel, and toe are black.

      Fungi Fanatic Mushroom Sock | Women's

      Make some "shroom" in your sock drawer for this top seller because there's no such thing as too many mushroom socks. (If you are undecided about mushrooms, don't fret. These will grow on you!)
      Blue sock with repeated image of swimming bass and fish hook. Sage green toe, heel, and cuff.

      All About the Bass Sock | Men's

      Comfortable, business-casual bass socks for the fisherman in your life! Fits men's shoe sizes 7-12.5.
      Mushroom Crew Sock in dark grey with red and white mushrooms. Top, heel, and toe are black.

      Mushroom Crew Sock | Men's

      Fashionable fungi. These mushroom socks fit men's shoe sizes 7-12.5.
      Trout Crew Sock in blue featuring trout fish up and down the sock.

      Trout Crew Sock (Blue) | Men's

      Business-casual trout socks that might just bring good luck to your next fishing trip! Fits men's shoe sizes 7-12.5.
      Best Tent Camping in Wisconsin book cover featuring image of bridge over river in the woods

      Best Tent Camping in Wisconsin

      4th Edition. Your camping guide to scenic beauty, sounds of nature, and escape from urban life. Essential details and easy-to-read maps, Best Tent Camping: Wisconsin presents 50 of the state’s best campgrounds for car campers.
      The Campfire Foodie book cover featuring images of different foods and the green woods

      The Campfire Foodie Cookbook

      Try something new at your next campfire with this campfire cookbook, featuring more than 100 delicious recipes and full-color photographs of every delicious dish. Perfect for the professional cook, foodie, or family member with high expectations for dinner when roughing it in nature.
      Wisconsin Day Trips

      Wisconsin Day Trips by Theme | 3rd Edition

      Time to plan your next Wisconsin day trip? Find fun and interesting ideas, here!
      Canoeing and Kayaking book cover featuring man in canoe on water

      Canoeing and Kayaking South Central Wisconsin

      60 paddling adventures within 60 miles of Madison. The ultimate guide for all paddlers!
      Gentle Hikes - Cover

      Gentle Hikes - Northern Wisconsin

      Wisconsin's most scenic Lake Superior hikes under 3 miles, walks under 1 mile, and more!

      Thousand-Miler: Adventures Hiking the Ice Age Trail

      Paperback: $20.00
      240 pages, 2 maps, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
      ISBN: 9780870207907

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      Birds of North Woods Activity Book in Yellow with colored graphic of bird eating worm.

      Birds of the Northwoods Activity Book

      A fun way to learn about birds with 50 color-by-number illustrations.
      Toy survival compass-whistle (green) mounted on orange display card that says, at the top, "Survival Compass."

      Toy Survival Compass 5-In-One Kit

      Be prepared with your 5-in-one compass whistle. Includes essential survival aids like flint, mirror and compass. Great gift for young campers and scouts. (Colors vary.)
      Four grow kit jars for growing herbs at home.

      Garden Jar Grow Kits - 4 Kit Options

      Self-contained herb kits with a glass mason jar and hydroponic system. Give the gift of green!

      More on the way!
      $22.00 $11.00
      Box holding "Pressed Flower Art" kit. Colorful photo showing the cardboard flower press, little paper boxes, and note cards that can be used for crafting.

      Pressed Flower Art | Activity Kit

      Preserve the beauty of nature. This 4-inch flower press will make attractive cards, bookmarks, trinket boxes, and more.
      Solitary Bee Habitat box front showcasing the wooden habitat with graphics of bees and flowers along with multicolored borders.

      Solitary Bee Habitat

      Be nice to your pollinator neighbors! This wooden habitat kit is built for solitary bees. Instructions included and comes apart for easy cleaning.
      Two Lake Superior sweatshirts, one dark blue (in front) the other light blue (behind). Caption under the arching "Lake Superior" banner reads "Unsalted and Shark Free."

      Lake Superior Crew Neck Sweatshirt | Unsalted & Shark Free

      Show your Great Lakes pride in style with this warm sweatshirt!
      Two Lake Superior T-shirts, one dark blue, one lighter blue. Caption reads "Unsalted and Shark Free."

      Lake Superior T-Shirt | Unsalted & Shark Free

      Show off your Great Lakes pride with this fun t-shirt for all ages.
      Wisconsin Sunrise Eco Cozy Crew Sweatshirt image featuring green sweatshirt and white lined graphic of a sunrise over the water with pine trees and big "Wisconsin" underneath.

      Wisconsin Sunrise Cozy Sweatshirt

      It's the perfect everyday crewneck with a retro look. Made in Wisconsin!
      Natural wood Great Lakes Cribbage Board with light blue great lakes labeled with their names as well as information for each. Cribbage holes line around lakes.

      Great Lakes Cribbage Board

      Handcrafted in Wisconsin with solid wood, this cribbage board has detailed topographical maps of the great lakes!
      Wisconsin cribbage board made of wood and cut out in the shape of the state with engraved pine trees, crescent moon, and stars across board.

      Wisconsin Cribbage Board - Moon and Stars

      OUT OF STOCK. Handcrafted in Wisconsin with solid woods, this three-player cribbage board is complete with Wisconsin pine scenery, crescent moon, and stars.
      Native Plant Gardening

      Native Plant Gardening for Birds, Bees, and Butterflies: Upper Midwest

      This guide will help you steward a perfect habitat that attracts birds, bees, and butterflies. Start planning your new landscape today!
      Trees of Wisconsin

      Trees of Wisconsin Field Guide - 2nd Edition

      Learn all about Wisconsin trees! Filled with full-page photos and informative details.
      Book cover of "Field Guide to Wisconsin Streams" with photo images of fish, a frog, a turtle, an insect, and a plant. White background and title in bold green font.

      Field Guide to Wisconsin Streams

      A collaborative effort by dozens of biologists and ecologists, Field Guide to Wisconsin Streams is accessible to anglers, teachers and students, amateur naturalists, and experienced scientists alike. More than 1,000 images.
      Picture of Jens Jensen: Writings Inspired by Nature

      Jens Jensen: Writings Inspired by Nature

      Hardcover: $24.95
      176 pages, 6 photos and illus., 6 x 9"
      ISBN: 9780870204906

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      Book cover of "Quotations of John Muir" with small black and white portrait of Muir over a floral motif background.

      Quotations of John Muir

      This pocket-sized hardcover book contains nearly one hundred quotations from renowned naturalist, John Muir.
      Seventh Generation Earth Ethics: Native Voices of Wisconsin

      Seventh Generation Earth Ethics: Native Voices of Wisconsin

      Hardcover: $22.95
      240 pages, 23 b&w photos
      ISBN: 9780870206740

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      Book cover of "Studying Wisconsin" with a profile shot of Increase Lapham peering through a magnifying glass at a rock.

      Studying Wisconsin: The Life of Increase Lapham, Early Chronicler of Plants, Rocks, Rivers, Mounds and All Things Wisconsin

      424 pages, 75 b&w photos and illustrations, 4 maps
      ISBN: 9780870206481
      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      Picture of Taking Flight: A History of Birds and People in the Heart of America

      Taking Flight: A History of Birds and People in the Heart of America

      Paperback: $28.95
      304 pages, 61 b&w and color photos, 6 x 9
      ISBN: 978-0-87020-836-2

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

      For Trade, Library, and Wholesale
      Tending the Valley by Alice D’Alessio

      Tending the Valley: A Prairie Restoration Odyssey

      On a gray and drizzly day in 1983, writer Alice D’Alessio and her math professor husband, Laird, made their way down a curving, tree-lined driveway on their way to a picnic. They were visiting 115 acres of land in Wisconsin’s unglaciated Driftless Area that Laird had inherited from his parents. Emerging from the trees, Alice had her first glimpse of the valley that would become a twenty-five-year labor of love for the couple. Details, below.

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      The Birdman of KoshKonong book cover featuring bird, feather, egg, and bird nest with eggs in front of blue background

      The Birdman of Koshkonong: The Life of Naturalist Thure Kumlien

      Learn about Thure Kumlien, one of Wisconsin's earliest naturalists, and his remarkable achievements working with bird specimens on the shore of Lake Koshkonong in the mid-1800's. Details below.

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press
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      The Land Still Lives

      The Land Still Lives

      Author: Jerry Apps
      192 pages. 5.5 x 8.5"
      ISBN: 9780870209062
      Publication Date: Fall 2019
      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      Cover of  the spiral-bound "Wildflowers of the Midwest" quick guide with color photo of a tiger lily and the title above.

      Wildflowers of the Midwest Quick Guide

      Tabbed booklet organized by color for quick identification of 153 wildflowers of the midwest.
      Fish of Wisconsin book cover featuring illustration of Musky swimming

      Fish of Wisconsin Field Guide

      Minnows to Muskies - Your essential resource for fish identification! Water resistant pages.
      Lake Superior Agates Field Guide book cover

      Lake Superior Agates Field Guide

      Identify your agate finds quickly and easily with this all-in-one identification guide. A must-have for beginners and experts.
      Mammals of Wisconsin

      Mammals of Wisconsin Field Guide

      Whose tracks are those? Learn about all the mammals of Wisconsin. Detailed photos, range maps, and more. Perfect size field guide for the backpack.
      Garden Wisdom book cover with image of man gardening

      Garden Wisdom: Lessons Learned from 60 Years of Gardening

      Paperback: $26.95
      200 pages, 66 color and b/w photos, 7 x 9

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      Fran and Frederick Hamerstrom book cover featuring image of Fran and Frederick surrounded by green with yellow border

      Fran and Frederick Hamerstrom: Wildlife Conservation Pioneers

      A Badger Biography
      Paperback: $12.95
      136 pages, 55 B&W photos

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      Gaylord Nelson book cover featuring image of Gaylord surrounded by green with blue border

      Gaylord Nelson: Champion for Our Earth

      Paperback: $12.95
      120 pages, 81 b/w photos, and maps 7 x 9
      ISBN: 9780870204432

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      Adventure Journal - front with wood cover. Adventure in green capital letters with tree range in dark on bottom and light wood sky

      Adventure Journal with Wooden Cover

      Create and save your bucket list adventures in this Adventure Journal with real wood cover! (One tree planted for every item sold!*)
      $30.00 $22.50
      Beeswax Food Wraps

      Beeswax Food Wraps

      Eco-friendly beeswax wraps made of 100% natural organic materials. Package of three - large, medium, and small. A reusable alternative to plastic wraps!
      $24.95 $12.48
      Wisconsin Passport- cover

      Wisconsin Passport

      Wisconsin Passport: An illustrated, informative, and fun booklet on Wisconsin. Great in classrooms and also on family trips around Wisconsin.
      From $5.15
      A tan colored tote bag with matching handles.  The illustrated image on the tote shows a big black tree, brown colored grass with white and black mushrooms, outlines of mountains in the skyline, and dotted lines indicating clouds. The text is in black vintage bubble letters and reads "Befriend Nature".

      Befriend Nature Tote

      Show your support for our planet with our custom Befriend Nature tote bag made with ultra strong hemp material! WHS custom design with a design from our historic image collection.
      $28.95 $14.48
      Two options of the vertical, rectangle pins.

      Conservation Lapel Pins

      Show your support of Wisconsin's beautiful natural environment when you where a conservation lapel pin. WHS custom designs from our historic image collection!
      $8.95 $6.71
      A tan colored hemp pouch with a large illustrated image of a white crane walking through a brown forest with an orange-brown background. In a vintage looking bubble font the text reads "Protect our Wild Beauty".

      Protect Our Wild Beauty Zip Pouch

      Large e-conscious hemp zip pouch featuring a WHS historic image supporting nature's beauty. A WHS exlcusive!
      $19.95 $9.98
      Book cover of "Drawn to Birds" with full page illustration of heron in profile over white background.

      Drawn to Birds: A Naturalist's Sketchbook

      Get the perfect coffee-table book for birders and nature lovers, pairing naturalist knowledge with beautiful watercolor paintings.
      Front cover of "Nature Explorer" book for young readers. Blue background with illustrations of insects, paintbrush, and magnifying glass.

      Nature Explorer: Get Outside, Observe and Discover the Natural World

      Empowers children to become nature explorers. Full-color guide featuring beautiful watercolors, tips on becoming a naturalist, and engaging activities.
      Front cover of "Meditations of John Muir" book with black and white portrait on right and title on left over light blue watery background.

      Meditations of John Muir: Nature's Temple

      This pocket-size book pairs 60 insightful John Muir quotes with selections from other celebrated thinkers and spiritual texts.