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Attracting Wildlife to Your Backyard: Month-by-Month Projects for Family Fun

Handbook / Manual

By: Marcus Schneck (Author)

160 pages, 150 colour photos

Cool Springs Press

Paperback | Mar 2014 | #211545 | ISBN-13: 9781591866176
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NHBS Price: £12.99 $17/€16 approx

About this book

Make your backyard the best little wildlife sanctuary on the block.

There are many ways to attract birds and butterflies to your backyard – and a lot of them work, giving us all a chance to enjoy these beautiful, coveted creatures. But have you ever tried to tempt a turtle, lure a lizard, summon a snake, or coax a chipmunk to come and visit? The wonders of wildlife are not limited to flying specimens, as anyone with a true affection for fauna (as well as flora) will attest. This clever little book gets it, too. In Attracting Wildlife to Your Backyard, longtime birding and wildlife author Marcus Schneck provides a charming blend of stylized illustrations, color photos, and helpful text offering fun, educational family activities for attracting your favorite critters to your property. Using a month-by-month approach, Attracting Wildlife to Your Backyard lays out project after project that you can complete whether you live on a small urban lot or sprawling piece of country acreage. So the next time you're going about planting tomatoes in May, you can add a simple toad sanctuary to the list and enjoy a summer's worth of serenades.


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