Natural History

We offer a wide selection of natural history books, including guides to native Texas flora and fauna. Specializing in Texas and Texas' Big Bend region.



Butterflies of West Texas Parks and Preserves

Butterflies of West Texas Parks and Preserves

By Wauer, Roland
Price: $17.95


This book describes and illustrates the fifty most common butterflies to be found in the region, along with eleven additional “specialties” unique to...more info

Dragonflies of Texas

Dragonflies of Texas

By Lasswell, James; Mitchell, Forrest
Price: $7.95


People exploring nature in Southeast Texas can use this handy photographic field guide to identify common native dragonfly species. The Dragonflies...more info

Field Guide to Common Texas Insects

Field Guide to Common Texas Insects

By Drees, Bastiaan M.; Jackman, John A.
Price: $22.95


Meet the wild world of common Texas insects with this colorful and thorough introduction. Now you can identify that critter that just crawled under...more info

Finding Butterflies in Texas: A Guide to the Best Sites

Finding Butterflies in Texas: A Guide to the Best Sites

By Wauer, Roland
Price: $22.50


Texas has more butterflies than any other state, but it’s difficult to know where to start in a state this large. Ro Wauer traveled from the Lower...more info

Flash Floods in Texas

Flash Floods in Texas

By Burnett, Jonathan
Price: $35.00


How many times have you heard the television or radio alert, "We are now under a flash flood watch"? While the destructive force of flash flooding is...more info

Frogs and Toads of Big Bend National Park

Frogs and Toads of Big Bend National Park

By Dayton, Gage; Skiles, Raymond; Dayton, Linnea
Price: $12.95


This fascinating look at the eleven amphibian species that call Texas' Big Bend National Park home is designed to help visitors of all ages and...more info

God's Country or Devil's Playground

God's Country or Devil's Playground

By Nelson, Barney (editor)
Price: $22.95


The dramatic desert landscapes of the Big Bend country along the Texas-Mexico border reminded historian Walter Prescott Webb of "an earth-wreck in...more info

Heralds of Spring in Texas

Heralds of Spring in Texas

By Wauer, Roland
Price: $24.95


"It is a basic part of human nature to anticipate a new cycle of growth in our natural world and to recall fond memories of earlier springs. But the...more info

Living in Paradise: Essays from the Chihuahuan Desert

Living in Paradise: Essays from the Chihuahuan Desert

Readers will delight in these lively essays on the flora and fauna of the Big Bend Region, originally published in Big Bend Regional Sierra Club...

Mammals of Trans-Pecos

Mammals of Trans-Pecos

By Schmidly, David
Price: $22.95


Ninety-six species of mammals are native to the Trans-Pecos region of Texas — that portion of the state which lies west of the Pecos River and...more info


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