Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Backyard Wildlife 101

So, you want to attract wildlife to your backyard?

When it comes to creating a backyard wildlife habitat, here are the basics:

Food (including nectar for hummingbirds and butterflies)

Lazuli Bunting and Black-headed Grosbeak on feeder - Roberta Ress


Water Tub Fountain for Wildlife - Roberta Ress

Shelter (either natural or in the form of nest boxes) - check here and here for general info, and here for the first in a series of bird house plans if you want to build your own!

Chipmunk under rock - Roberta Ress

It is so much fun to feel the satisfaction of providing for your very own critters!  Have fun!


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