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Creating Habitats and Homes for Illinois Wildlife

Creating Habitats and Homes for Illinois Wildlife

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What’s your interest in wildlife? Do you like bird watching, hunting, conservation, or maybe photography? Or do you simply enjoy the beauty of the natural world?

This book can help you find new ways to appreciate and interact with the many forms of wildlife on your land or in your own backyard.

Creating Habitats and Homes for Illinois Wildlife will inspire, instruct, and encourage you to enjoy and conserve the rich wildlife legacy of the Prairie State. It will give you the know-how and the confidence to plan projects that provide habitats and homes for wildlife and to sustain your work once it’s complete.

The help is here to guide your management of grasslands, woodlands, wetlands, croplands, or your own backyard for the benefit of wildlife.

  • Stunning color photos of wildlife and habitats.
  • Background information about Illinois wildlife and the natural world.
  • Practical information on how to create habitats to attract and benefit wildlife.
  • Guidelines for grasslands, woodlands, wetlands, cropland, and backyards.

Written by specialists from the University of Illinois and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, this beautiful coffee table book is chock-full of practical ideas to help you create and maintain an environment that will attract and support wildlife on your property.

If you are teaching a course in Natural Resources Conservation Management or Environmental Science, this book is a natural addition to your reference library.