Field Guides and Teaching Resources

Rocks, Geology, and Tough Stuff!

Plants, Fungi, Lichens, and other Green Things!

Tracks, Feathers, and Signs of Life!

  • Who Made That Track? interactive game by Mi’kmaw Conservation
  • The Feather Atlas, by US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Tracks to Look For in Your Neighbourhood, illustrated guide on the back of our Young Naturalists Club brochure

Fish, Shells, Beaches, and the Ocean!


Bugs and Crawly Things!

Stars, Space, and the Sky!

Curricula and Resources – all subjects

Your Guide to Getting Outside in Nova Scotia

Scavenger Hunts

Self-guided Tours


On Environmental Education as Curriculum

On the Need for Natural History Education

On the Benefits of Nature

On Getting Kids Outside