Backyard Wildlife Habitats: Creating the Ideal Habitat for Critters

Restoring nature’s habitat starts with a simple bird feeder.

Cathy Gilleland’s pond and surrounding native plants attract dragonflies, herons, kingfishers, beavers, muskrats, turtles, and frogs (keeping mosquitoes in check). The dead trees are important to woodpeckers, birds of prey, and cavity-nesting animals.
Photo By Cathy Gilleland