Holiday Gifts for the Nature Lovers in Your Life

For the 2022 holidays, we’ve selected some gift ideas that celebrate the wonders of nature in Northern California and beyond. We hope they will inspire your gift giving!

20th anniversary Winter 2021 cover: artistic rendering of the number 20

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Help your family and friends discover the Bay Area’s unique landscapes and wildlife with a subscription to our award-winning quarterly magazine. Artist Jane Kim’s seasonal Almanac and John Muir Laws’ Naturalist’s Notebook illuminate every issue!

Los Gatos Birdwatcher is the Store for Nature Lovers! They have everything you need for observing birds in the wild and attracting birds to your garden, from quality seed to beautiful birdbaths — plus a large selection of gift items! Come visit at 792 Blossom Hill Rd., Los Gatos, in the King’s Court Shopping Center.

Dive into the unparalleled majesty of the Golden State’s shoreline with The Coasts of California, the latest opus from artist-adventurer Obi Kaufmann. Debuting on the Northern CA bestsellers list, this is the second in Kaufmann’s beloved California Lands Trilogy. Brimming with exquisite watercolors and a factful wonder-studded journey along the California Coastal Trail, this oceanic odyssey is a holiday must for any naturalist, sea voyager, or artist in your life.  

Also from Heyday: Go beyond the vines to savor a sumptuous flight of the natural wonders of California’s premiere wine-growing region with Wild Sonomawith an illustrated species guide by John Muir Laws.

The Marine Mammal Center Adopt-a-Seal® is a perfect gift for the animal lover in your life. Each symbolic adoption includes the animal’s photo and story from rescue to release. Add a plush to create a unique ocean-friendly gift that gives back to this Marin-based nonprofit. Discover dozens of seals, sea lions, and otters to symbolically adopt today.

UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley
Become a member & receive 15% off! 

As a Garden member you’ll enjoy many exclusive benefits, including unlimited free admission to one of the most diverse plant collections in North America! Plus, your membership supports the Garden’s vital research and plant conservation efforts. Offer good through Dec. 25, 2022. Use the code BAYNATURE15 to receive your discount at checkout.

Alice Frost Studio is a small business located in Petaluma, Calif., selling eco-friendly, locally printed goods inspired by California birds, animals and sea life. The native biodiversity of California is amazing and Alice loves sharing her love of learning about it through her art. Each image is made up of over 100 different species!

Need more gift ideas? Browse more goodies in the Bay Nature Store, including a commemorative poster by celebrated Point Reyes artist Tom Killion and our iconic Bay Nature hat! Grab them while supplies last.