Tag Archive: Audubon

Dec 11

A Bird’s-Eye View of Grassland Restoration

Protecting grasslands helps protect our feathered friends and water quality in one fell swoop—listen up: What’s the bird’s-eye take on grasslands? From bobolinks and northern harriers to some sparrows, many birds rely on grasslands for food and habitat. But a grassland also delivers another ecosystem benefit—it absorbs water when it rains. To learn more, CurrentCast …

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Sep 27

Yardwork Is for the Birds

Landscaping with native plants is a win for birds and water quality alike. Listen up, peeps: Think yardwork is for the birds? You could be right—depending on what’s growing. Plants have evolved over time to thrive in their native region. The temperature, rainfall, even nutrients in the soil are exactly what they need. Indian grass, …

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