Janice created these original works to complement Nature Detectives’ observation, study and journaling about the outdoor world.

Nature Detectives At Home.  This 24-page booklet features a selection of Nature Detectives activities and practices. Ideal for parents and grandparents who want simple ways to discover the natural world with their children on their own time.  Link here for more details and to order..


What Song does the Rain Sing? A Creative Writing and Exploration Journal for Kids. Filled with writing prompts and activities under the themes All About Me, Imagine That, Outdoor Adventures and Friendships, link here to learn more and order



Inspired by John Muir, A Guide to Studying Nature, Capturing our Stories and Advocating for Wild Places.  link here to read about the book, reviewer comment, an “Inside the book” PDF and order.



Through the Eyes of John Muir, Practices in Environmental Stewardship. A field studies guide designed for teachers – includes content standards and evaluation measures.  link here to read about the book, “Inside the Book,” PDF, reviewer comments, and order.


Mornings on Fair Oaks Bridge, Watching Wildlife at the Lower American River. Features 75 first person narrative observations and more than 100 color photographs that capture the stories of Janice’s early morning experiences. Link here to read about the book, listen to podcasts, see a selection of 200 blog posts spanning three years and checkout. Link here for a “Look inside the book” PDF.