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.
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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.