Alabama Ecological Services Field Office
Southeast Region

 

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Backyard Habitat Information Sheets

The Backyard Wildlife Habitat program was created in 1973 by the National Wildlife Federation to encourage homeowners to manage their gardens as wildlife gardens. Below is a link to the National Wildlife Federations Garden For Wildlife web page as well as the highly popular Backyard Habitat for Wildlife "How-to" information sheets on variouse subjects created by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

 

National Wildlife Federations Garden For Wildlife

 

Beneficial Bats

Hummingbird Haven


Bat House
Photo by Steve Hillebrand

Ruby-Throated Hummingbird at Cardinal Flower
Photo by Bill Buchanan
 

Attracting Butterflies

Plants for Your Backyard Habitat


Boy with Monach butterfly
Photo by Ryan Hagerty

Plants for Pollinator Garden
Photo by Cara Schildtknecht

Bird Feeding

Who Lives in Your Backyard?


Northern Cardinal
Photo by Hollingsworth - USFWS

Eastern Gray Squirrel
Photo by Laura Perlick

Christmas Tree for Wildlife

Invasive Plants in Our Backyards


Christmas Trees for habitat restoration
Photo by Steve Hillebrand

Multiflora rose
Photo by James H Miller, USDA Forest Service
   
How Can I Learn More?
 
 
Note: PDF files can be downloaded and read using the free Adobe Acrobat Reader available at http://www.adobe.com/acrobat.

 

 

You may also request a copy of the brochure by writing:

Alabama Ecological Services Field Office
Public Affairs Specialist (Backyard Habitat)
1208 Main St.
Daphne, AL 36526

 

Last updated: March 17, 2014