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Your World.

Your Guide.

Creators of best-selling

field guides, 

gardening books

and digital products.

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For over 40 years, creators of

the most beloved and best-known nature field guides and 

gardening guides.


We bring the world to your fingertips by delivering legacy nature and garden content for a new generation.

Content Licensing

We offer custom licensing and syndication services to business partners to leverage our expertise, and databases.

Meet The Team

Behind every one of Fieldstone’s books and digital products is an international consortium of leading scientists, writers, naturalists, photographers, editors, designers, and digital development experts. Here are a few of our key team members.


Shyla Stewart

President and CEO

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Shyla Nelson Stewart is a writer, environmental advocate, and artist. Prior to taking the helm of Fieldstone Publishing in 2017, she worked internationally as a leadership/communications consultant for a-list performing artists, Fortune 100 c-suite executives, and personal/professional development thought leaders. In 2009 she founded One Earth. One Voice., a global campaign in over 70 countries worldwide raising environmental awareness through music and the arts. She lives in Pasadena, CA and on Lake Champlain in Vermont with her husband Andy, enjoying time with their 5 children and 2 grandchildren.


Andrew Stewart

Publisher Emeritus

Andrew Stewart is an internationally-renowned publisher with over 40 years as a leader in the industry. A former lawyer, he followed Harry Abrams as president of Abrams in 1976. In 1981 he founded the art book house Stewart Tabori and Chang, producing over 200 titles during his tenure. He took the helm of Chanticleer (now Fieldstone Publishing) in 1987, which has continued producing the best-selling National Audubon Society Field Guide series in partnership with Knopf for over 40 years. He lives in Pasadena, CA and on Lake Champlain in Vermont with his wife Shyla, and enjoys gardening, wildlife photography, and time with their 5 children and 2 grandchildren.


Katy Savage

Production Coordinator/
Editorial Consultant

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Katy Savage is an award-winning journalist and writer with 10 years of experience editing, reporting, and copy writing for magazines, newspapers, digital publications, and startup companies. She is based in Vermont where she and her family operate a horse farm.


Sophia Foster

Social Media Manager

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Sophia Foster is a digital content creator based in Los Angeles. Her career as a recording artist and songwriter catalyzed her passion for communications and content-focused messaging. With a keen eye for emerging trends across the social media landscape, Sophia crafts engaging content for all major platforms, including TikTok, Instagram, and Facebook.

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Shavar Dawkins

Digital Asset Manager

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Shavar Dawkins is a photographer, photo editor, filmmaker, and app developer based in Los Angeles. His unique design-forward perspective informs the curation and management of Fieldstone’s extensive media library and all digital programs and products. His passion for leading-edge technology and emerging digital innovation drives his work on behalf of Fieldstone.

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