Great Video About Creating Wildlife Habitat and Gardening Green With NWF

from Wildlife Promise

Roxanne Paul, the National Wildlife Federation’s Habitats Program Coordinator, was caught on tape for a great interview about NWF’s Certified Wildlife Habitat® program. She was on location at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C., which NWF recently marked as its 100,000th Certified Habitat.

“Greening the backyard”
by Carson Lindsey Krislov, Medill Reports, Northwestern University

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WASHINGTON — A wildlife habitat garden: something Roxanne Paul of the National Wildlife Federation knows a lot about.

At the U.S. Botanical Gardens in Washington, D.C., Paul explained how to build your own habitat garden.
“It’s a site that provides food, water, cover, and places to raise young for wildlife, and it also employs at least two sustainable or environmentally friendly practices in gardening,” said Paul. “It’s a wonderful way for people to connect with nature.”

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Gardening for wildlife means you’ll get to see beautiful butterflies and birds as well as have a vibrant yard filled with native plants. Start your own wildlife habitat today with NWF’s help.