Welcome To Rockflower Press!
What? Expecting some fancy flash thing??? Sorry we only have time for what really matters. Books! We are based in Duluth Minnesota and provide the region with excellent hiking guides covering the entire North Shore.
April 4th 2015Signing and Talk @ Michigan Tech on 4/14 & 4/15
Ron & Carl are heading to Houghton for a signing and presentation! April 14, 2015 Location: Carnegie Museum Community Room, Downtown Houghton Times: 6:30 pm: Refreshments and introductions 7-8 pm: Seminar and Discussion April 15, 2015 Location: East Reading Room, 1st Floor Van Pelt Library, Michigan Tech Times: 4:00 pm: Refreshments and Book Signing 430-530 pm: Seminar and Discussion SPECIAL SECOND Seminar and Book Signing! April 15, 2015 Talking Sky: Ojibwe constellations and sky stories-- how they used them to live on and with the land. Join award-winning authors Carl Gawboy and Ron Morton on a journey of discover and story telling as they explore the night sky of the Ojibwe. From the important seasonal constellations (Moose, Panther, Wintermaker, and Nanaboujou) through wandering wolves, flyings skeletons, and brave fisher to meteors and comets, the authors bring to life the sky world of a northern people. A world that reflected not only the four seasons of the Ojibwe, but also their traditions, stories, religion, science, and day to day living on and with Planet Earth. First Floor JR Van Pelt Library East Reading Room
June 15th 2014Talking Sky Now Available!!
Rockflower Press is pleased to announce the publication of the first book on Ojibwe astronomy and skystories: Talking Sky: Ojibwe Constellations as a Reflection of Life on the Land by Carl Gawboy and Ron Morton. In their third book together the authors take the reader on a journey of discovery and story telling as they explore the sky world of the Ojibwe. A world that reflected not only the four seasons of the Ojibwe, but also their traditions, religion, stories, science, and day to day living on and with Planet Earth.
June 15th 2014Talking Sky Presentation at Sugar Loaf Cove
Ron Morton will give a presentation on Talking Sky at Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center on Saturday, July 19th. This is part of the Lake Superior Days celebration.
June 15th 2014Native Sky Watchers Art Exhibit at the Duluth Depot
Talking Sky is now available at the Depot in Duluth as part of the Native Sky Watchers Art Exhibit. The exhibit is on until September 1.Talking Sky is now available at the Depot in Duluth as part of the Native Sky Watchers art exhibit. The exhibit is on until September 1.
July 28th 2012Book Signing Today @ Grand Portage National Monument
Book Signing Today @ Grand Portage National Monument Click Here For More Information We look forward to seeing you in Grand Portage MN if you can make it! It looks to be a beautiful day!
May 17th 20122011 NEMBA Winner for Non Fiction! Ancient Earth And The First Ancestors
Congratulations to Ron Morton and Carl Gawboy! Ancient Earth and the First Ancestors is the 2011 NEMBA Winner in the category of Non Fiction!
February 14th 2012Ancient Earth And The First Ancestors
Ancient Earth and the First Ancestors is now available! Print version should be available at any regional book store.
We are currently getting Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble setup with the print version as well. The Digital Version is available immediately:Chris Morton for wholesale prices!
August 8th 2010We're BACK!
We've been out a while, and are back; The forum got hacked via smarter captcha bots and the database got overworked. We're in the process of removing and repairing the entire forum. Hang in there!
June 19th 2008Google Earth && Google Maps integeration coming soon!!
Just a quick update, the weather is finally nice, the trails have water, and more importantly I'm working on integrating google maps and google earth into the site so that you can view the trails from the gps logs, and allow the forum users to post hot spots and other points of interest. Stay tuned!! Chris
October 12th 2007Duluth Budgeteer's Review on "From Gooseberry Falls to Grand Portage"
The Duluth Budgeteer has just published a book review on our new guide, "From Gooseberry Falls to Grand Portage"
We Thank Matthew R. Perrine for getting this piece out there!
September 24th 2007Minnesota Public Radio Presentation of Gooseberry Falls to Grand Portage
Minnesota Public Radio produced a piece on our new State Park Hiking guide: "From Gooseberry Falls To Grand Portage, A Walking Guide To The Hiking Trails In Minnesota's North Shore State Parks"
We will provide links to the online audio shortly
July 6th 2007GooseBerry Falls to Grand Portage is now in stock and on its way to your local stores!
GooseBerry Falls To Grand Portage is now in stock!! We picked up the books yesterday and they look Fantastic!!.. It was a slow drive to Brainerd MN, where our printer Bang Printing lives and operates.. And 2500 Books weigh almost 1.5 tons!.. Well now it's time to get them to the stores. Please respond in the forums with any feedback or questions regarding our fine hiking guides
June 5th 2007GooseBerry Falls To Grand Portage has gone to print! click here for book details
From GooseBerry Falls to Grand Portage -- A Walking Guide To Minnesotas North Shore State Parks has gone to print! We expect to have the books in our hands around 6/26/2007, and in yours soon after! Pre-order From GooseBerry Falls To Grand Portage ($17.95 retail) for $13 now by emailing RockFlower Press
May 21st 2007RockFlower Press has Moved!
Our new address is:225 Farrell RoadDuluth MN, 55811Our New Phone Number is:218 - 733 - 3960Please update your Contact Information!
January 25th 2007From Gooseberry To Grand Portage
A Walking Guide to the Hiking Trails in Minnesota's North Shore State Parks is in its final edits and is heading to the printer soon. Contact us if you are interested in preordering or receiving a discount coupon on this fabulous new guide. To view more information about this book, select Books in the upper menu, and then From Gooseberry to Grand Portage.