About Stan

Naturalist, wildlife photographer and writer Stan Tekiela is the originator of the popular state-specific field guides such as Birds of (state name) Field Guide, Wildflowers of (state name), and Trees of (state name). Over the past two decades Stan has authored more than 100 field guides, nature appreciation books and wildlife audio CDs for nearly every state in the nation, presenting many species of birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, trees, wildflowers and cacti.

Holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural History from the University of Minnesota and as an active professional naturalist for more than 20 years, Stan studies and photographs wildlife throughout the United States and has received various national and regional awards for his books and photographs.

Also a well-known columnist and radio personality, his syndicated column appears in over 20 newspapers and his wildlife programs are broadcast on a number of Midwest radio stations. He is a member of the North American Nature Photography Association and Canon Professional Services along with many other professional organizations.

Stan can be contacted via email.

NatureSmart Prints & Posters

Now you can enjoy nature's most beautiful birds and animals right in your own home with a NatureSmart print.

All of Stan Tekiela's images are available as custom high quality prints. All prints are individually printed by Stan, one at a time, using a professional printer, inks and archival quality paper. Prints are rated to last up to 75-100 years without fading when displayed properly. This is up to three times longer than traditional photographic prints. Each print can be signed and dated by Stan Tekiela and is guaranteed by Stan for the life of the print and will be replaced at any time if it ever fades.

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