Guelph, Ontario

Chris Earley's Field Guides

Chris Earley is the Interpretive Biologist & Education Coordinator at the University of Guelph Arboretum. He teaches several workshops on bird identification and using art to observe nature. He has published four field guides for the Great Lakes region specifically, as well as a series of booklets through the Arboretum. 

Visit The Arboretum website to check out his workshops, view wildlife & wildflower sightings, and more!


Field Guides

    Your birding library would not be complete without these beautiful guides to our local area! Multiple photos are included for each species, as well as handy comparison charts found at the back of the book for a quick look to differentiate between similar species. 

Booklet Series

    These basic photographic guides are a great introduction to each group covered. Learn your animal tracks in the Mammals booklet; learn tips on how to identify some of the tricky dragonflies; become famillar with the first wlidlflowers to arrive in spring; use the Feeder Birds chart to remember which bird eats which type of seed.

    All proceeds from the Arboretum Booklets go directly to the Arboretum!