Backyard Biology

Nature stories from my backyard and beyond

Pick of the Month

About these Recommendations

Whether buying something for yourself or a gift for others, it is sometimes hard to know what to buy. In this section, we will feature one article from the store and tell you why we recommend it.

The Recommendations on this site:

Backyard Biology: The Book
added Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Bark: A Field Guide to the Trees of the Northeast
added Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Sierra Club Naturalist's Guides
added September 1, 2010

Journey to the Ants: A Story of Scientific Exploration
added May 7, 2010

Caterpillars of Eastern North America
added January 5, 2010

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the South Western States
added December 4, 2009

The Population of an Old Pear Tree
added October 9, 2009

Spiders and their Kin
added August 11, 2009

Petzl TacTikka XP Headlamp
added July 9, 2009

Frogs and Toads of the Southeast
added June 4, 2009

For Love of Insects
added May 8, 2009

Pentax Papillio Binoculars
added April 4, 2009

Aquatic Entomology
added February 19, 2009

MRS Whisperlite Stove
added January 5, 2009

Indoor/Outdoor Thermometer
added December 3, 2008

Life in the Cold
added November 3, 2008

Ritchie Kayaker Compass
added October 6, 2008

Celestron 44202 Advanced Stereo Microscope
added July 2008