Winter Solstice Sale! Have a stroll and peruse our bookstore/gift shop!


Be it a field guide, sweatshirt, or pouch of minerals, the bookstore/gift shop at Shaver’s Creek has a plethora of items that make terrific gifts for family and friends.

And this Thursday, December 22, from 11am – 4pm, we are celebrating our visitors with our second annual Winter Solstice Sale!  Some of the sale discounts include:
– All merchandise with Shaver’s Creek logo (including t-shirts, hats, hoodies, tote bags) – at least 10% off
– All books and CDs – 5% off
– All birdfeeders – 5% off

As always, members have the added benefit of an additional 10% off, and if you decide to become a member on Thursday, you can take advantage of this discount right away.

We have lots of books – everything in the field guide realm, from beginner’s pocket books to Peterson’s and Sibley’s and beyond.  We also carry books from popular writers, like Barbara Kingslover, Michael Pollan, and Mark Obmascik, author of ‘The Big Year,’ the inspiration for the 2011 film.  There are plenty of other interesting items, including artwork, locally-made jewelry, plush bird toys, greeting cards, and more.

We will also be hosting a Solstice Stroll with naturalist Doug Wentzel on our boardwalk trail from 10am – 11am. Take this opportunity to enjoy learning about winter wildlife and the changing season in the Shaver’s Creek woods.  This is also a great time to visit the Discovery Room and Raptor Center one last time until we reopen in February.

We’ll have FREE coffee on hand and we invite you to watch the feeders with us all day.

So bring the whole family!  (Just be sure to hide any gifts you may buy for them!)

— Marie ‘Citrine’ Taylor & Justin ‘Rutabaga’ Raymond