Greeting Cards

SKU:
6501
$2.50

The Northern Saw-wet owl (Aegolius acadius) will elongate its body to look like a tree branch to hide itself from predators; adults are only 18cm long. They hunt small rodents and insects and often nest in old woodpecker cavities.

The greeting card is blank inside; printed with vegetable-based inks on recycled paper, measures 5” x 7” and comes with a 100% recycled envelope.

SKU:
6502
$2.50

Western blue flag (Iris Missouriensis) is Alberta's only indigenous iris species. Some First Nations peoples have traditionally used its roots as a treatment for toothaches and its roasted seeds have been used as a coffee substitute.

The greeting card is blank inside; printed with vegetable-based inks on recycled paper, measures 5” x 7” and comes with a 100% recycled envelope.

SKU:
6503
$2.50

The American goldfinch (Carduelis tristis) is a common sight at backyard birdfeeders. Before storms, the birds will feed in a frenzied manner, to increase energy before and during the storm. This behaviour may increase the American's goldfinch's chance of survival under adverse conditions.

The greeting card is blank inside; printed with vegetable-based inks on recycled paper, measures 5” x 7” and comes with a 100% recycled envelope.

SKU:
6505
$2.50

Porcupines (Erethizon dorsatum) are famous for their 30,000 barbed quills, which they use as their primary defense mechanism. Found all across Canada, these slow moving rodents are often killed on highways as they are attracted to the salt that is used on roads during winter.

The greeting card is blank inside; printed with vegetable-based inks on recycled paper, measures 5” x 7” and comes with a 100% recycled envelope.

SKU:
6506
$2.50

The scarlet tanager (Piranga olivacea) is the most brightly coloured of all North American songbirds. Found in he eastern provinces of Canada, they breed in large forested areas, preferring oak trees. Habitat fragmentation has resulted in a decline of their population in many areas.

The greeting card is blank inside; printed with vegetable-based inks on recycled paper, measures 5” x 7” and comes with a 100% recycled envelope.

SKU:
6507
$2.50

Tonquin Valley, Jasper National Park, in Alberta, is home to a critically endangered woodland caribou herds. Parks Canada has approved site guidelines for nearby Marmot Basin resort expansion in important caribou habitat.

The greeting card is blank inside; printed with vegetable-based inks on recycled paper, measures 5” x 7” and comes with a 100% recycled envelope.

SKU:
6508
$2.50

A breeding adult pine grosbeck (Pinicola enucleator) develops pouches in the floor of its mouth for carrying food to its young. These large and unwary finches can be found in the boreal forests of Canada where they feed on seeds, fruits, buds and some insects.

The greeting card is blank inside; printed with vegetable-based inks on recycled paper, measures 5” x 7” and comes with a 100% recycled envelope.

SKU:
6509
$2.50

The white fawn lily (Erythronium oregonum) is named for its mottled leaves, resembling that of a baby deer. These lilies can be found in Garry Oak ecosystems of Vancouver Island, BC which are under threat from invasive species, urban sprawl and other development.

The greeting card is blank inside; printed with vegetable-based inks on recycled paper, measures 5” x 7” and comes with a 100% recycled envelope.

SKU:
6512
$2.50

The largest of all herons in Canada, the great blue heron (Ardea herodias) is found in wetlands across Canada, where they are often seen standing perfectly still in shallow water while hunting for fish, insects and reptiles. Herons need undisturbed marshes and forests to feed and nest.

The greeting card is blank inside; printed with vegetable-based inks on recycled paper, measures 5” x 7” and comes with a 100% recycled envelope.

SKU:
6513
$2.50

The monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) undergoes the most spectacular insect migration on earth. Monarchs lay their eggs only on milkweed, a plant that is both poisonous and very sensitive to chemical herbicides. Promoting pesticide-free farming, and protecting and planting milkweed will help preserve the monarch.

The greeting card is blank inside; printed with vegetable-based inks on recycled paper, measures 5” x 7” and comes with a 100% recycled envelope.

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