The dramatic decline of many of our common species has been an environmental wake up call. The Monarch butterfly population is crashing, honey bees and many native bee species are experiencing record losses, and the 20 most common bird species have dropped by an average of 68% in the past 45 years (National Audubon Society). These iconic species are more than just “wildlife,” they are part of healthy, functioning ecosystems which deliver the ecosystem services we humans depend upon.
Wouldn’t it be great if we could do something to help wildlife in our landscapes? Well, we can. Learn how at the upcoming conference on March 17, “Wildlife Matters: Creating Landscapes That Sustain Nature” at The Native Plant Center in Valhalla, New York. Landscaping professionals and gardening enthusiasts will have the opportunity to hear... [Read More]