• Wildlife Photography Tours

    Stan is proud to offer two different world-class Wildlife Photography Tours during June and July, 2015 in Minnesota's lake country.

    Dates are limited.

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  • Bookstore

    Stan has written and photographed over a hundred state-by-state field guides and other books on nature.

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  • NatureSmart Images

    NatureSmart Images is a web site featuring Stan's popular photography.

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  • Presentations

    Stan Tekiela has given hundreds of talks and seminars across the country.

    Stan's presentations will help you look at wildlife in a whole different way.

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Return of a Species


I have just returned from leading a bird watching trip along the Mississippi River to see Bald Eagles. Each March, for the past 26 years, many brave souls have joined me on this...

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Gee-whiz Nature Facts

The Short-tail Weasel is a ravenous carnivore. They spend most of their waking hours dashing about in search of its next meal. Their eyes are often bigger than its appetite. It's not uncommon for a short-tail to chase down and kill a Cotton-tailed Rabbit, which is several times its own size and weight.

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Loon Photography Tours

During June and July, Stan Tekiela is proud to offer a world-class loon photography tours.

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Do you have any interesting wildlife in your backyard? Any nesting birds, deer, turkeys, reptiles, amphibians, or other unique wildlife? Or maybe a fox or coyote den?

If so, contact Stan at stan@naturesmart.com with your backyard wildlife. If he can get a good photo of the subject, he will send you a print of the photo to hang on your wall.

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Order Prints and posters of Stan's photos at
NatureSmart Prints and Posters

Stan can be heard all across the Midwest.
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