‘I am Orange Band’

The sad saga of the Dusky Seaside Sparrow is a story of human actions killing off an entire species. And why sharing our yards with wildlife is so important. (More)

Why songbirds sing

How can a bird find a potential mate in a swamp of leaves, grasses, shrubs and other obstacles that hide other birds from view? With sound! (More)

Plants for hummingbirds

Hummingbirds charm us with their tiny size, quick, hovering movements and fearlessness. We can bring them up close by planting their favorite flowers. (More)

Trees for wildlife

Wildlife make use of trees from top to bottom, but they aren’t all equal in value. See our list of best trees for wildlife, from large to small. Buying tips, too. (More)

Prepping for winter

An important work in fall is getting our yards ready for winter. If you're new to gardening for wildlife, here are some helpful tips. (More)

America’s fave butterflies

Most butterflies are beautiful, but some stand out above the others. Here's your guide to the biggest, brightest butterflies in your garden. They practically shout out "Look at me!" (More)

Is your yard a flyby?

Love watching birds? Wish they would visit your yard more often? Turn it into a haven they'll fly to and stay. Turn your yard into a fly-in and watch them full time! Here's how to do it. (More)

World’s smartest birds

If someone calls you a birdbrain, consider it a compliment. These birds are smarter than apes in some tests, and some live right in your own yard. (More)

Wildlife’s good mothers

Human mothers don't hold the patent on good parenting. Good mothers are found in the wild, too. Here are eight of them you'll enjoy reading about. (More)