Most of us call any turtle a “turtle.” Environmentalists and researchers, however, make a distinction between “turtle,” “tortoise” and “terrapin.’
Monthly Archives: January, 2015
When we can set aside our fears, we find that snakes are fascinating animals who deserve respect as beneficial predators of rodents, other pests.
There is no scientific distinction between frogs and toads; they just belong to different families. A few visible differences, however, distinguish them.
Wildlife need to feel safe in your yard: Dense shrubs, brush piles, stacked firewood, tall grasses, trees, and for some animals, water. Plus more.
Wildlife need places for resting, birthing and raising offspring. The more options you offer, the safer and more welcoming your yard will be.
Wildlife won’t stay in your yard if there’s no food for them. A large part of their day — everyday — is focused on finding food.
Is your yard a flight path, and never a landing zone? Then make it a destination by following these suggestions. You’ll be watching birds full-time!
It isn’t rocket science, but picking the right birdhouse does take some planning. Here’s what to know before you shop.
Your yard needn’t be wild-looking to attract wildlife. But it does need to provide the four essentials they need for survival.