Creating Wildlife-friendly Backyards - Live Online
with Linda Woodard
Bringing Nature Back Home!
Learn ways to transform your backyard to sustain wildlife by using native plants, water elements, habitat restoration and food sources. Consider ways to transition part of your lawn to attract and accommodate birds, bats, frogs, bees, butterflies and many other beneficial creatures and pollinators. Studies have shown that even a modest increase in the native plant cover on suburban properties greatly increases the diversity of insects, birds and other animals. Native plants feed native bird species either directly with fruits and seeds or indirectly by supporting native insects birds can eat.
Grab your neighbor and amplify your impact by creating essential wildlife corridors in your neighborhood. Tuition includes a starter kit and video on growing native plants which can be picked up at the Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center. Registration closes at noon the day of class.
Note: Need to get comfy with online classes? For more info visit https://oobsaco.maineadulted.org/online-classes/
Linda Woodard, an avid bird watcher, has been Director of the Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center for 18+ years. She has taught high school biology, bird watching, marsh ecology and a wide variety of environmental topics and continues to teach at USM.
Section I: May 4th, 2021
Tue for 1 week from 6:00 - 8:00 pm
For more info, call us at (207) 934-7922