When we alter natural habitat, we challenge wildlife and destroy native plants, sometimes to extinction. Read their stories.
Monthly Archives: January, 2015
Lots of people surprise themselves by developing an interest in identifying insects and spiders they see in their yard.
If you do nothing more than ban the use of pesticides in your yard, you’ll do a very good thing for wildlife, pets, the environment and yourself.
Wild animals have special needs. It’s often unsafe for them and you. And, sometimes, illegal.
Once you’ve created a backyard habitat for wildlife, it’s best to let the animals enjoy it without too much disturbance.
U.S. Centers for Disease Control: Rabies surveillance in the United States during 2011, state by state.
Rabies is a viral disease that attacks the nervous system of mammals. It’s terrible and deadly. Fortunately, it’s rare, even among wildlife.
Step-by-step guidelines for rescuing and caring for orphaned or injured wildlife: birds, rabbits, squirrels, opossums, others.
The 2008 report from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) indicates about one in five species is threatened with extinction.