With the proper management, utility rights-of-way (ROWs) have the potential to connect natural landscapes and improve habitat conditions for certain wildlife, while also carrying out their primary jobs of delivering utilities.
Trees and shrubs play important roles in ecosystems. They are necessary components of the mid and overstory layers of vegetative environments providing food, shelter, and nesting habitat for wildlife.
Not mowing is a wonderful way to mindfully encourage wildlife; but, that isn’t always an option. When it is time to mow, we want you to know there are simple strategies to consider to minimize negative impacts on wildlife.
Tis the season for an age-old question: Which kind of Christmas tree--real or fake--is better for the environment? Like many environmental issues, the answer isn’t as simple as you might think. Our #1 recommendation? Read on for more details on the impacts of both real and fake Christmas trees, to make the choice that’s right for you.
What makes wetlands such valuable wildlife habitat? Productivity!
A bee house is a simple and attractive addition to any yard or garden space that will provide habitat for solitary cavity-nesting bees.
There are many reasons we are faced with the need to plant something new but it is a good problem to have because it gives you the opportunity to improve the space, aesthetically and ecologically, to your benefit as well as the wildlife it could potentially attract.
We explore the importance of streams and the threats they face along with different indicators of wellness and how to conserve and protect these important natural resources.