One of the simplest and most effective ways to attract wildlife to your backyard is to plant native trees and shrubs. But, remember - moving day is a shock for seedlings and saplings. Make sure trees and shrubs get a healthy start on your property.
Create a Backyard Habitat • Map Your Backyard • The Importance of Plants • The Importance of Diversity
Community Action for Wildlife• How to Organize a Community Project • Publicize Your Project • Proclaim National Wildlife Week
Plant for Wildlife• How to Plant Trees and Shrubs for Wildlife • Discover how a Tree Provides Benefits for Wildlife • How to Obtain Shrub Cuttings
Why Should We Build for Wildlife• Build and Maintain Nesting Boxes • Build a Multi-unit Dwelling for Purple Martins • Put up Nesting Shelves
Conserve Special Species and Habitats• Help the Burrowing Owl Recover • Stand by an Amphibian • Give Loons a Lift
Deal with Problems• Repel Rascally Raccoons • Come to Terms with Squirrels • Get Rid of Rats
Beyond Your Backyard• You’re an Ecosystem Steward • You’re Boosting Biodiversity • Keep on Diversifying • You’re Building a Sustainable Society