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How to attract birds & butterflies to your backyard

Posted at 12:09 PM, Jun 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-28 12:09:57-04

Love watching birds and butterflies flying and fluttering around in the yard, but are looking for better ways to attract them?

David Mizejewski, a naturalist with the National Wildlife Federation, shares some tips to help and gives reasons why people should consider letting wildlife onto their property.

Tips & Tricks to Attract Wildlife:

  • Fill lawn with native wildflowers and shrubs.
  • Stop spraying pesticides.
  • Supplement with feeders and nesting boxes.
  • Add a birdbath.
  • Post a "Certified Wildlife Habitat" sign.

For more tips and tricks on how to attract wildlife, check out Mizejewski's new book, "Attracting Birds, Butterflies and Other Backyard Wildlife".

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