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Environmental Storytelling Database

If you are looking for environmental and nature folktales and natural history stories, then this is the page for you.

You can access these stories in several ways:

  • Searching in FreeFind by animal or concept keywords like "wolf" or "everything goes somewhere." Search here
  • Clicking on the story categories below
  • Or just download a .pdf of the database. Download

Story Database Categories

Nature Explanation Stories



Reptiles and Amphibians

Insects and Spiders

Tree and Plant Stories

Earth and Sky Stories


Environmental Lesson Stories

Commoner's Four Laws of Ecology

Diversity is the Key To Stability

Everyone Can Make a Difference


Contact Us:

Environmental Storytelling Institute

Phone: (507) 993-3411

Portions of this website were made possible with a grant from the National Storytelling Network.

(c) 2006 Tales with Tails Storytelling Programs

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