National Wildlife Federation®: Attracting Birds, Butterflies, and Other Backyard Wildlife, Expanded Second Edition
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Create a magical ecosystem in your backyard! Invite songbirds, butterflies, bees, and more by nurturing a wildlife habitat garden. With stunning photography, lists of the best plants to support wildlife, and 17 projects the whole family can enjoy, this is a must-have resource for nature enthusiasts, gardeners, and animal lovers.
From renowned National Wildlife Federation naturalist and TV host David Mizejewski comes a new book to show you how to create a magical ecosystem right in your backyard! Invite beautiful songbirds, colorful butterflies, buzzing bees and other fascinating wildlife by nurturing a wildlife habitat garden. With more than 200 high-quality photographs, lists of the best native plants to support wildlife and 17 gardening projects the whole family can enjoy, from building bird houses to creating garden ponds, Attracting Birds, Butterflies, and Other Backyard Wildlife, Expanded Second Edition is a must-have resource for nature enthusiasts, gardeners, and animal lovers.
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The most valuable parts of the book are those in which Mizejewski emphasizes the importance of using native plants to maintain the mutual relationships that plants, animals and other living organisms have developed over the millennia and explains how exotic imports can disrupt this balance.Publishers Weekly
David's superb revision brings us up to date on the most effective ways to enhance our local ecosystems by using the beautiful native plants our birds and bees depend on.Doug Tallamy, Author of Bringing Nature Home
In the beautiful book Attracting Birds, Butterflies, and Other Backyard Wildlife, naturalist and TV personality David Mizejewski of the National Wildlife Federation covers a lot of ground about gardening with native plants and creating a bird- and bug-friendly backyard.BirdWatching Daily
If you are new to backyard wildlife habitat gardening, this book is for you. This guide goes through all of the basics of backyard wildlife habitat.Maryland.gov, Department of Resources
In a newly updated version of Attracting Birds, Butterflies & Other Backyard Wildlife, Mizejewski provides practical tips and project ideas that create gardens that are not only beautiful, but also provide functional habitat for wildlife.WCAI, Local NPR for the Cape, Coast & Islands
What can one person do to make a difference for wildlife? A lot, actually! Providing the latest scientific findings, detailed instruction, and a clear-eyed positivity, Mizejewski enlightens--and empowers--us all.Susan M. Brackney, Writer "PBS NatureNOW Blog