Book Club

The Beautification Committee is pleased to announce the following Book Club gatherings as a wine and cheese event! Even if you're unable to read the entire book, please come join us for discussion and camaraderie. Please email beautification@elmgrovewi.org for joining instructions.


2023 Books:


January 18, 2023 - How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need by Bill Gates
February 22, 2023 - What The Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World by Jon Young
March 22, 2023 - Buzz, Sting, Bite:  Why We Need Insects by Anne Sverdup-Thygeson
April 19, 2023 - Six Steps Back to the Land by Colin Tudge
September 20, 2023 - The Botany of Desire: A Plant's Eye View of the World by Michael Pollan
October 18, 2023 - Kiss the Ground by Josh Tickell and Terry Tamminen
November 15, 2023 - Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv


If you'd like to be member of our Book Club, please join us on the BookClubz app on Elm Grove's Nature Narrative HERE!


Prior books read and discussed:

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
Bringing Nature Home by Doug Tallamy
A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold
Beyond the War on Invasive Species by Tao Orion
The Nature Fix by Florence Williams
Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben
7th Generation Earth Ethics by Patty Loew
Our Native Bees by Paige Embry
Second Nature by Michael Pollan
The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs by Tristan Gooley 
A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson 
Rebugging the Planet by Vicki Hird 
Monarchs and Milkweed by Anurag Agrawal
The Biophilia Effect by Clemens Arvay 
The Death and Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan 
101 Ways to Go Zero Waste by Kathryn Kellogg