Our Gift Shop
The following are just a few of the items you’ll find in our teeny, tiny gift corner.
Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary Tee Shirts
100% cotton, available S-M-L-XL and in white, natural or soft green. Wear the swan and the proceeds support Swan Lake and our educational programs. $19.95 each.
Pacific North-West Birding for Children
Author and photographer Bob Cockrell has created a series of 3 books which he hopes will encourage children to enjoy learning about birds. Originally done for his grandchildren these beautifully designed books are full of photographs, beautiful illustrations for colouring and quizzes to assist the learning process. They’ve caught on and are being used in schools and by enthusiastic birders who want to share the joy of birding with the youngsters in their lives.
Volume 1 Water Birds
Volume 2 Neighborhood Visitors
Volume 3 Bigger Birds: Land and Water
At only $20 each, these books make a great gift.
Birds of Coastal British Columbia
More than 200 species of birds common to our region are grouped and colour coded for easy identification. Beautiful, full colour illustrations and insightful text make this book the perfect reference for beginner birders and beyond. $19.95
Gardening For Wildlife
This book will help nature enthusiasts create a garden that welcomes birds, butterflies and more. Author Bill Merilees covers every aspect of attracting backyard wildlife, from the characteristics of each species to its feeding habits and favorite environments. You’ll find information on everything from building toad holes to bat roosts. $20.00
Plants of Coastal British Columbia
If you’ve ever attended one of our native plant sales or taken a native plant workshop here at the Nature Sanctuary, you’ve likely seen this book in use. We refer to it as the “Pojar & MacKinnon” (the authors) and find it to be the most comprehensive book on species native to this area. Well illustrated, this guide contains 794 species and is a great guide for identification along with unique characteristics of the plants and the origins of their names. $28.95
Photographer Stuart Clarke has created a series of greeting cards with images of wildlife found here in the Sanctuary. Complete with a map of the lake area on the back this is a wonderful way to share the amazing images to be found here and to support the work being done on the site. $5.00 each.