A collection of photography and/or naturalist related resources MONEP members may find useful.


From the Naturescapes.net ‘About’ page…

“We offer more content in one place than any other website targeted to nature and outdoor photo enthusiasts. Since 2003, we’ve earned the respect of tens of thousands of photographers worldwide as one of the most comprehensive, friendly, and respected websites of its kind.”


NANPA (North American Nature Photography Association)

NANPA promotes the art and science of nature photography as a medium of communication, nature appreciation, and environmental protection. NANPA provides information, education, inspiration, and opportunity for people interested in nature photography and fosters excellence and ethical conduct and especially encourages responsible photography in the wild.


Sibley Bird Guides App

The Sibley Bird Guides App allows you to set the state or province you are in so you can see only the birds occurring in that region. See your favorite…

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is a terrific resource for Bird ID and species life history information.

Bug Guide

Bug Guide Online community of naturalists sharing observations of insects, spiders and related creatures. Good resource for insect ID.

The Webster Groves Nature Study Society

The Webster Groves Nature Study Society (WGNSS) is a St. Louis Metro area society with an interest in natural history, particularly entomology, botany and ornithology.

Jennifer King

Jennifer King is an internationally acclaimed photographer with a passion for teaching and inspiring other photographers. She has been named one of fifteen “Women Photographers to Follow” by 500px.

Her U.S. based, and international workshops are rated in the top 50 world-wide by Photoshelter.

Jennifer’s photographs, videos and interviews can be found in Outdoor Photographer, Outdoor Photography Guide, Camera in the Wild, Photography Talk, Smoky Mountain Journal of Photography, SouthxSouthwest and many more.


Ruth Hoyt

Ruth Hoyt is a full-time professional nature photographer, writer, public speaker, workshop leader, coach and consultant. She has 30+ years of experience teaching nature photography and is a Certified Interpretive…

Greg Basco

Greg Basco Portrait
Greg Basco

Gregory Basco is a resident Costa Rican professional photographer and environmentalist. He is a BBC/Veolia Wildlife Photographer of the Year and Nature’s Best Windland Smith Rice multiple prizewinner, and his photos have been published in numerous magazines, books, calendars, and exhibits. His photos, blog, and e-books are appreciated by nature photographers around the globe.


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