Resources

Suggested Books

Butterflies & Insects

  • Butterflies of the North Woods – Larry Weber
  • Insects of the North Woods – Jeffrey Hahn
  • How to Raise Monarch Butterflies – Carol Pasternak
  • Monarchs and Milkweed – Anurag Agrawal
  • Bees: An Identification and Native Plant Forage Guide – Heather Holm
  • Pollinators of Native Plants – Heather Holm

Nature In Our Lives

  • Noah’s Garden – Sara Stein
  • A New Garden Ethic – Benjamin Vogt
  • Last Child in the Woods – Richard Louv
  • The Nature Principle – Richard Louv
  • Bringing Nature Home – Doug Tallamy
  • Nature’s Best Hope – Doug Tallamy
  • The Nature of Oaks – Doug Tallamy
  • Half-Earth – E.O. Wilson
  • Silent Spring – Rachel Carson

Wildflower Identification

  • Wildflowers of Wisconsin and the Great Lakes Region – Emmet Judziewicz and Merel Black

Landscaping with Native Plants

  • The Living Landscape – Doug Tallamy, Rick Darke
  • Landscaping with Native Plants of Wisconsin – Lynn Steiner
  • Birdscaping in the Midwest – Mariette Nowak
  • Attracting Birds, Butterflies, and other Backyard Wildlife – David Mizejewski
  • New Naturalism – Kelly Norris
  • Planting in a Post-Wild World – Thomas Rainer and Claudia West
  • Garden Revolution – Larry Weaner and Thomas Christopher
  • Gardening with Prairie Plants – Sally Wasowski
  • The Midwestern Native Garden – Charlotte Adelman and Bernard Schwartz
  • Midwestern Native Shrubs and Trees – Charlotte Adelman and Bernard Schrartz