Make a home for wildlife: creating habitat on your land : backyard to many acres

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Stackpole Books,
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[2019]
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English
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Make a Home for Wildlife helps you see your property in new ways and is the resource you need to improve the quality of your land. Focusing on the eastern US, this book describes basic habitat types, from forests to wetlands, and highlights native and introduced trees, shrubs, and plants that you can use to help wildlife make a home on your land.
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9780811737722
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display_description According to U.S. Forest Service, 250 million acres of woods and forests in the U.S. are privately held by 10 million individuals/families. Whether you live on a quarter-acre lot in the suburbs, own a 20-acre woodland retreat, run a farm of 100 acres, or belong to an outdoor club with hundreds or thousands of acres, you can make changes to the land, improvements that will turn your property into a better home for wildlife. Habitat projects can be simple or complex, short-term or spanning decades. Cost can be minimal, a few hours of your time spent doing pleasant work in the outdoors, or can run into the hundreds or thousands of dollars. And there is funding to help landowners make wildlife habitat. Focusing on the eastern US, from Canada to Florida and west to the Great Plains, this book describes basic habitat types—forest, shrublands, grasslands, and wetlands—and highlights over 150 select native and introduced trees, shrubs, and plants and explains how they are used or not by wildlife. The book includes 100+ profiles of prominent and interesting species of insects, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals with info on animals and their habitat needs. Large and small mammals, resident and migratory birds, and insects are covered. Fergus relates stories of landowners who have made habitat in different states and regions in different ways. -- from Amazon.
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subject_facet Habitat (Ecology) -- East (U.S.), Wildlife habitat improvement -- East (U.S.)
title_display Make a home for wildlife : creating habitat on your land : backyard to many acres
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