We may not always be the best of neighbors, but we need birds and other wildlife. They are an essential part of our ecosystem and anything we do to help them helps us all.
Spread holiday cheer and care with the wildlife in your world with these easy ideas.
Decorating for the birds
Outdoor decorations can be more than plastic and electric. Decorating real trees and shrubs with organic, edible decorations can be both beautiful and beneficial to wildlife.
It is easy. Simply hang:
A little winter TLC
As resources grow scare in the colder months these few steps can greatly help our feathered and furry friends.
Provide essential drinking water during dry, cold months,
Shelter birds and other critters by hanging a winter birdhouse, creating a brush pile, or leaving areas of uncleared leaves
- Preserve wildlife habitat or create habitat by planning to install a wildlife garden
- Protect the environment by pledging not to use chemical fertilizers and pesticides in the new year
Give to wildlife
‘Tis the season of giving and you can help wildlife by supporting those who care for injured animals. Find the group of wonderful people who care for injured wildlife near you and support their efforts this holiday season.