Attracting Birds, Butterflies, and Other Backyard Wildlife

$28.95

Turn Your Backyard into a Wildlife Habitat. Use native species to reconnect your outdoor space to the local ecosystem and help enhance your local ecosystem. The most effective way to enhance our local ecosystems is by using native plants that birds, bees, and butterflies depend on. Inside this book, you’ll find easy guides to sourcing and purchasing native plants as well as which non-native and invasive species to avoid. Combine your love for both gardening and adorable creatures with Attracting Birds, Butterflies, and Other Backyard Wildlife!

Wildlife species and the areas in nature they call home are a vital part of our world and should be protected, preserved, and restored. Bring your yard to life using the abundant resources inside this book. Discover a whole new world in your own backyard with more than 200 photos of backyard wildlife habitats and the creatures they attract 17 wildlife-friendly projects the entire family can enjoy together with step-by-step instructions to getting your yard or garden recognized as a Certified Wildlife Habitat. Nature is calling, come out and play!

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From the Back Cover

Attracting Birds, Butterflies, and Other Backyard Wildlife, Expanded Second Edition shows homeowners how to fill their yards and gardens with the sights and sounds of nature. Author David Mizejewski presents simple plans for reintroducing native plants that birds, butterflies, bees, and a whole host of critters can’t resist. He also shows ways of supplementing nature to further entice wildlife to yards and gardens.

  • More than 200 photos of backyard wildlife habitats and the creatures they attract
  • 17 fun, wildlife-friendly projects that the whole family can enjoy
  • Step-by-step instructions on how to have your yard or garden recognized as a Certified Wildlife Habitat(R) by the National Wildlife Federation’s Garden for Wildlife(TM) program.

WINNER OF THE PUBLISHERS MARKETING ASSOCIATION’S BEN FRANKLIN AWARD

About the Author
David Mizejewski is a naturalist with the National Wildlife Federation. He holds a degree in Human and Natural Ecology from Emory University and has hosted television series on both Animal Planet and NatGeo WILD. He regularly appears on NBC’s Today Show and does dozens of other media appearances each year to promote wildlife conservation through natural gardening. He specializes in urban ecology, the role that native plants have on wildlife populations, and helping people restore wildlife habitat in their cities, towns, neighborhoods, backyards, and gardens.