- Keep Canada Ever Green for Wildlife
Only about one percent of the sun's energy that falls on a plant is converted into plant matter. But amazingly, the entire animal kingdom — including the human race — depends on that one percent.
- Make a Green Plan for Wildlife
From caribou to robins to butterflies, a host of creatures will respond to your planting plan if it includes the habitat components they need for survival.
- Plant Native Species
Plants that occur naturally in an area are called native or indigenous species. It's best to plant native species, because they are used to local soil and weather conditions.
- Arrange for Wildlife
It's important to arrange your plantings so that they provide maximum benefits for wildlife.
- Maintain a Wildlife Haven
A little maintenance goes a long way. Just by cleaning up an area, removing competing vegetation, and adding water, you're contributing to the greening of Canada — and you're helping wildlife!
- Common Insect Problems
- Improve Wet Places
Your extra effort will mean long-term gains for wildlife.
- Encourage Community Action
Here are some ideas on how to encourage the participation of people from outside your classroom.