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Books that encourage exploring the natural world

Buying gifts can be stressful at this time of year, especially when you're concerned about your impact on the planet. Nature Manitoba has some of our most popular books in stock, and part of the proceeds from all sales go directly to support our work! You can give a great gift that encourages people to get outside and explore, AND help protect some of our province's most vulnerable habitat and wildlife! It's a win-win. 

Take a peek at some of our best-sellers below, or shop our entire online store here.

Books $10 and under:

Manitoba's Tall Grass Prairie - $6.50

This book makes a great teacher gift or stocking stuffer! With so many fantastic places to explore the prairies (in Winnipeg and in southern Manitoba), this gift is perfect for curious little minds and budding naturalists. Give it to a loved one with an IOU for a trip to explore our endangered prairie landscapes! Find it in our store here.


Finding Birds In Southern Manitoba - $10.00

This book is a must-have for beginner and seasoned birders! This book will show you dozens of great places to look for birds across Manitoba, and also tells you which birds you may expect to see and in which months. Another great opportuniy to explore our province's natural spaces! Find it in our store here. 


Books $20 and under:


Naturescape Manitoba - $20.00

If you have a friend or family member who loves to garden this book is a great fit! Give it with some nice tea or chocolate because it will provide hours of enjoyment and a little mental escape from the cold months. Also a great teacher or hostess gift. Find it in our store here.


Orchids of Manitoba: A field guide - $20.00

Travel deep into one of Manitoba's rarest ecosystems to search for these delicate and beautiful flower species. This is yet another book that holds the promise of Manitoba summer adventures, and offers loads of great info about orchid biology and conservation along with range maps and photos. Find it in our store here.


Manitoba Wild - $19

Unplug from your devices and spend the winter months planning a nature staycation! This book is full of great places to explore in our province. A great book to look through with kids (& adults) to get them excited about summer road trips, hikes, and bike rides to visit some stunning Manitoba spots. Find it in our store here. 


These are just a few of our favourite books, and only one of the ways you can help us at Nature Manitoba continue our important work! Donations in a loved-one's name are also a great way to show someone you care about them and our planet! You can make a monthly or a one-time donation here.

Happy Holidays!