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Backyard Wildlife

Backyard Wildlife


From watching birds at a feeder, to planting trees, shrubs or special gardens for wildlife, there’s a host of activities homeowners can do to attract and enjoy backyard plants and animals.

The Canadian Wildlife Federation’s Backyard Habitat Program offers tips for turning your area into a wildlife haven.

For family fun on snow winter days, you can make a variety of Homemade Feeders that will feed the birds and thrill the kids.

For a information on the Island’s birds, visit the Birds of the Island website.

To find out which Acadian Forest region trees and shrubs are best suited for the conditions in your backyard or the need of Island wildlife, visit our searchable database of more than 700 species.

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