Two kids running in the snow. We all need nature—and nature needs you. Together, we can protect the wildlife and wild lands of Massachusetts for generations to come. Make a tax-deductible donation today.
Two kids running in the snow. We all need nature—and nature needs you. Together, we can protect the wildlife and wild lands of Massachusetts for generations to come. Make a tax-deductible donation today.
View of the pond at Felix Neck
Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Edgartown

Learning Opportunities at Felix Neck Shop

March 01, 2022

Whether you find yourself reflecting on yourself or the world around you, spending time in nature encourages discovery. The Shop at Felix Neck has a variety of resources to further your understanding of the natural world.

Book Recommendations

What It’s Like to be a Bird by David Allen Sibley takes groups of birds and highlights characteristics and behaviors that aid in identification and a broader understanding of our feathered friends. From migration routes to nesting cycles, you gain a new perspective on these fascinating animals.

Those interested in finding a deeper connection to the land we now call Martha’s Vineyard can find new insight in Tess Bramhall’s book Martha’s Vineyard Protected Lands and Special Places, documenting what makes this island unique through her words and artwork by artist Kib Bramhall. Offering a more technical look at the Island The Meeting of Land and Sea by David Foster takes various maps of the Island and gives new understanding of the nature and future of Martha’s Vineyard.

Children's Recommendations

But it’s not just about the grownups! We also have in stock many exciting books and learning opportunities for budding outdoor enthusiasts. Eyewitness books and Nat Geo kids take a deep look into some misunderstood creatures like sharks and spiders.

Explorer Packs are a kid’s (and guardian’s) best friend when it comes to taking learning to the trails. Each pack is themed towards a habitat or group of animals and contains tools needed to take investigations deeper, themes currently include: Seashore, Insects and Birding. The companion guide helps parents and guardians, providing expert tips on navigating your nature heroes through their curiosity.

The Shop at Felix Neck is open Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm. Stop by to see our offerings and tell us about your recent nature discoveries.