The blue agate is Nebraska's state gem,
and is also known as blue chalcedony. The slabs are blue in color
with an internal band of blue and white rings. Each slab
is unique and varies in size, approximately 2" x 1".
Field Guide to Wildflowers of Nebraska
and the Great Plains, by
$39.95/$35.96 members (paper)
The beautiful photographs that illustrate
the book, as well as the informative text, feature plants rarely
shared, as well as those you know, with details to suit a wide
variety of users. Second edition.
Trees: Fandex Family Field Guide
Visuals of 50 die-cut leaf, bark pattern,
flower, nut, seed, and grown tree.
Trees, Leaves and Bark, by Diane L. Burns.
$7.95/$7.16 members (paper)
Learn about tree life spans, barks, seeds,
and tips on identifying trees. (Ages 7-10)
(approx. 3" in length, 3/4" diameter)
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Trees, by Victor Perard.
$5.95/$5.36 members (paper)
More than one hundred illustrations, featuring
easy-to-follow steps to draw.
Trees and Wildflowers: An Introduction to Familiar Species.
A pocket naturalist guide. Includes a map
of botanical sanctuaries in Nebraska.
Wood Ornaments - beautifully handcrafted.
Bison -- $13.95/$12.55 members
Pheasant -- $19.95/$17.95 members
Western Meadowlark -- $19.95/$17.95
White Tail Deer -- $13.95/$12.55
A Man of Salt and Trees:
The Life of Joy Morton, by
$28.95/$26.05 members (cloth)
A biography of Joy Morton, founder of Morton
Salt and the Morton arboretum. His story begins in the pre-Civil
War Nebraska Territory and extends through the Great Depression
in Chicago. A Nebraska farm boy who started his career as a small-town
banker went on to become a leading citizen of Chicago and Illinois.
Morton left a legacy as a contributor to business, city planning,
transportation, and the environment. His father, Arbor Day founder
J. Sterling Morton, and his mother, dedicated gardener Caroline
Joy Morton, instilled his interest in the environment.
The National Grasslands: A Guide to America's Undiscovered Treasures, by Francis Moul.
$19.95/$17.95 members (paper)
Focusing on time and place, this book encompasses
biology, history, politics, conservation studies, geology, and
The Nature of Nebraska: Ecology and Biodiversity, by Paul A. Johnsgard.
$17.95/$16.16 members (paper)
Historical geology, biology, botany, and
The Niobrara: A River Running through Time, by Paul A. Johnsgard.
$21.95/$19.75 members (paper)
A comprehensive look at an ecological treasure,
from its geologic past through prehistoric settlement and to
Roadside Geology of Nebraska,
by Harmon D. Maher, Jr., George F. Engelmann, and Robert D. Shuster.
$20/$18 members (paper)
Nebraska's diverse geology includes volcanic
ash that entombed prehistoric rhinos, and the largest dune field
in the Western Hemisphere. Detailed maps and text describe the
Rocks, Fossils and Arrowheads, by Laura Evert.
$7.95/$7.16 members (paper)
Take-Along Guide, which includes activities.
An introduction to common rocks, minerals, fossils, and different
arrowheads and artifacts. (Ages 7-10)