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The Rouge River Valley: An Urban Wilderness

by James E. Garratt Natural Heritage (April 15, 2000)

The Rouge River Valley is a unique yet very fragile and transient natural phenomenon existing within the confines of Toronto.

The Mazinaw Experience: Bon Echo and Beyond

by John Campbell Natural Heritage (July 15, 2000)

The Mazinaw District in eastern Ontario is famous for Bon Echo Rock. This book traces the presence of human habitation from the areas earliest beginnings to the present.

Nature's Year in the Kawarthas: A Guide to the Unfolding Seasons

by Drew Monkman & Kimberly Caldwell Natural Heritage (November 04, 2002)

An almanac of key events occurring in the natural world over the course of a year in the Kawartha Lakes district and in cottage country in general.

A Place to Walk: A Naturalist's Journal of the Lake Ontario Waterfront Trail

by Aleta Karstad Natural Heritage (August 15, 1995)

What do experienced field naturalists discover when they explore the heavily populated Lake Ontario shoreline as if they were surveying a wilderness for the first time?

Where the Water Lilies Grow

by R.D. Lawrence Natural Heritage (July 15, 1999)

A sequel to The Place in the Forest, this book conjures up the sounds, the smells, and the very feel of water-based life over every season.

Encountering the Wild

by Carol Bennett McCuaig Natural Heritage (March 01, 2011)

Poison Ivy Acres, 250 acres of wilderness dedicated to the preservation of natural habitat, has been home to Carol Bennett McCuaig for many years. Her keen powers of observation, coupled with her insights into...

Nature First: Outdoor Life the Friluftsliv Way

by Bob Henderson & Nils Vikander Natural Heritage (July 31, 2007)

Friluftsliv is an approach to creating a relationship between humans and nature. Nature First explores ways of applying this wisdom to everyday out-of-doors life.

Reptiles and Amphibians of Prince Edward County, Ontario

by Peter Christie Natural Heritage (July 15, 1997)

A comprehensive look at the little-known residents of a well-known corner of rural Ontario, complete with descriptions and illustrations.

Algonquin Wildlife: Lessons in Survival

by Norm Quinn, Cassandra Ward & Dan Strickland Natural Heritage (August 26, 2002)

A celebration of the vast array of wildlife studies ongoing in Ontarios very first provincial park.

Almaguin Chronicles: Memories of the Past

by Astrid Taim Natural Heritage (January 31, 2007)

Almaguin Chronicles explores the relationship between lumbering and settlement in the Parry Sound District the last frontier of this part of Ontario.

The Lovely and the Wild

by Louise de Kiriline Lawrence & Glen Loates Natural Heritage (June 30, 1987)

From childhood Louise de Kiriline Lawrence dreamed of settling one day in a tranquil spot and living in harmony with nature.

To Whom the Wilderness Speaks

by Louise de Kiriline Lawrence & Aleta Karstad Natural Heritage (January 15, 1989)

"Lawrence was quite possibly the most remarkable woman in Canada. Certainly she was a remarkable nature writer." - Pat Barclay, Books in Canada

The Loghouse Nest

by Louise de Kiriline Lawrence Natural Heritage (March 15, 1988)

A charming account of the author's special relationship with the birds and wild creatures who shared her northern homesite at Pimisi Bay, near Mattawa, Ontario.

The Place in the Forest

by R.D. Lawrence Natural Heritage (March 15, 1998)

On a patch of Ontario wilderness that soon came to be known as "The Place," R.D. Lawrence and his wife built a cabin and studied the ways of the wild.

Birds of Ontario (Vol. 1)

by J. Murray Speirs & Robert Bateman Natural Heritage (June 30, 1985)

Birds of Ontario contains an identification and description of all species, with 344 outstanding colour plates.

Bears in the Bird Feeders: Cottage Life on Shaman's Rock

by Jim Poling, Sr. Natural Heritage (March 18, 2013)

Going to the cottage is like going to school, only better. You learn interesting and important stuff every day. As well as fun and relaxation, cottage living throughout the seasons is a reminder that all of...

Mar: A Glimpse Into the Natural Life of a Bird

by Louise de Kiriline Lawrence Natural Heritage (April 15, 1986)

Writing with uncanny skill, Louise de Kiriline Lawrence leads us gently into the world of birds. Her perception, intuition and experience give her insights that she here freely shares with us all.

Almaguin: A Highland History

by Astrid Taim Natural Heritage (July 15, 1998)

The Almaguin Highlands, an extensive territory covering the Magnetawan River district, is a land rich with waterways and a lively history.

Heading for Home

by Zahava Hanan Natural Heritage (September 30, 2001)

Zahava Hanan's struggle to save her ranch in Alberta from the threat of industrial pollution makes Heading for Home a modern tale on an epic scale.

Research Is a Passion With Me: The Autobiography of a Bird Lover

by Margaret Morse Nice & Konrad Lorenz Natural Heritage (June 30, 1979)

In her incredibly productive lifetime (1883-1974), American-born ornithologist Margaret Morse Nice earned the admiration of ornithologists and naturalists in far distant lands.

More Than Birds: Adventurous Lives of North American Naturalists

by Val Shushkewich Natural Heritage (October 29, 2012)

Twenty-two profiles of significant naturalists, beginning with 19th-century Alexander Wilson and John James Audubon and including Jack Miner, Roger Tory Peterson, Robert Bateman, and David Allen Sibley, portray...

Remembering the Don 2-Book Bundle: Remembering the Don / Tales of the Don

by Charles Sauriol Natural Heritage (September 19, 2016)

Naturalist Charlies Sauriol shares stories of the bygone days of the Don Valley and the people who lived, worked, and played in Toronto's hidden treasure.

The Real Winnie: A One-of-a-Kind Bear

by Val Shushkewich Natural Heritage (September 12, 2005)

The story of Winnie, the real Canadian bear that captured the heart of Christopher, son of A.A. Milne, is told against the backdrop of the First World War.

Along the Trail in Algonquin Park: With Ralph Bice

by Ralph Bice Natural Heritage (June 20, 2001)

This book, by the legendary "Mr. Algonquin," has delighted readers across Canada and the U.S. from the time of its first publication.

The North Runner

by R.D. Lawrence & Max Finkelstein Natural Heritage (September 17, 2003)

The North Runner is a true and moving story of the building of trust between a man and an exceptional dog that was half wolf, half Alaskan Malamute, and the resulting mutual affection and respect between them....

Remembering the Don: A Rare Record of Earlier Times Within the Don River Valley

by Charles Sauriol Natural Heritage (November 15, 1981)

A tribute to the days when there were Mississauga Indians camped along a Don River teeming with salmon, red-coated militia regiments, and courageous pioneers.

Birds of the Cottage Country

by William C. Mansell, William Blair Mansell & Sheila Smith Natural Heritage (June 30, 1985)

A virtual storybook account of the authors personalized observations throughout Ontarios cottage playground.

The View From Foley Mountain

by Peri Phillips McQuay Natural Heritage (March 15, 1995)

A celebration of the joy of living in harmony with the natural world, leading you through the fields, woods, and shores of a conservation area near the Rideau Lakes.

Growing Up in the Oil Patch

by John Schmidt Natural Heritage (June 30, 1989)

This book chronicles the adventures of a cast of colourful, ambitious people: statesmen, scoundrels, visionaries, and developers, all participants in the growing oil patch!

Changing Parks: The History, Future and Cultural Context of Parks and Heritage Landscapes

by John S. Marsh & Bruce W. Hodgins Natural Heritage (May 15, 1998)

A must for everyone concerned with the heritage and future of Canadas parks. Contributors include an impressive assembly of noted experts.

The Last Stand: A Journey Through the Ancient Cliff-Face Forest of the Niagara Escarpment

by Doug Larson, Peter E. Kelly & Sarah Harmer Natural Heritage (May 31, 2007)

An ancient cedar forest exists on the Niagara Escarpment in a highly populated area. This full-colour book reveals the vital importance of this ecosystem to our natural heritage.

Lady Grayl: Owl With a Mission

by Robert W. Nero Natural Heritage (June 30, 1994)

This is the story of a man and his owl. But what a man and what an owl! The owl is an enchanting spook, a feathered spirit from some ancient world.

Tales of the Don

by Charles Sauriol Natural Heritage (November 15, 1984)

From Scout outings in 1920 to pioneer cottaging, the authors long association with the Don makes for fascinating reading in this sequel to Remembering the Don.

Astrid Taim's Almaguin Chronicles 2-Book Bundle: Almaguin / Almaguin Chronicles

by Astrid Taim Natural Heritage (April 04, 2016)

Once considered as a site for a First Nations Reserve in the early 1800s, The Almaguin Highlands are now year-round mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. This 2-book bundle is Astrid Taim's definitive guide to the...

The Lumberjacks

by Donald MacKay Natural Heritage (May 15, 2007)

This is definitive history of lumbering in Canada captures the vitality of the lumber camps and documents the evolution of a major industry.

From Burleigh to Boschink: A Community Called Stony Lake

by Christie Bentham & Katharine Hooke Natural Heritage (July 15, 2000)

From Burleigh to Boschink: A Community Called Stony Lake covers over a hundred years of human history, encompassing the Aboriginal Peoples, their presence and influence, early settlement and cottaging activity...

The Greatest Lake: Stories from Lake Superior's North Shore

by Conor Mihell Natural Heritage (June 02, 2012)

By exploring the connection between people and place on the rugged coastline of Lake Superior, the world's largest freshwater lake, Conor Mihell weaves first-hand experiences as an outdoor adventurer with compelling...