Landscaping for Wildlife in the Pacific Northwest

Landscaping for Wildlife in the Pacific Northwest

by Russell Link, Russell Linke, Washington (State)
     
 

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Whether you are planting a yard from scratch or modifying an existing area, Landscaping for Wildlife in the Pacific Northwest will help you select, arrange, and maintain plants and other landscape elements that fulfill wildlife needs. Homeowners, property owners, professional wildlife managers, landscape architects, and garden designers will all find it invaluable.

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Whether you are planting a yard from scratch or modifying an existing area, Landscaping for Wildlife in the Pacific Northwest will help you select, arrange, and maintain plants and other landscape elements that fulfill wildlife needs. Homeowners, property owners, professional wildlife managers, landscape architects, and garden designers will all find it invaluable.

A wealth of information is provided on:

--Wildlife habitat and landscaping basics

--Birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and insects likely to be attracted to your property

--Specialty gardens for butterflies and hummingbirds

--How to plant and maintain woodlands, grasslands, wetlands, and waterways

--Feeders and nest boxes

--Ponds and birdbaths

--Potential problems

--Wildlife viewing tips

--Extensive plant lists

Editorial Reviews

Pacific Northwest Magazine, The Seattle TImes - Valeria Easton

To learn more about which native plants work best in hedgerows, I turned to wildlife biologist Russell Link's old standby... His chapter on hedgerows is truly modern in its practical, earth-friendly approach.

Booknews
This much-needed comprehensive guide to wildlife landscaping in the Pacific Northwest US explains the principles of sound stewardship while focusing on practical techniques from choosing the appropriate native and non-invasive exotic plants to creating wildlife corridors and nest boxes. Provides lists, drawings, maps, and diagrams throughout, as well as eight pages of color wildlife plates. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780295978208
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Publication date:
10/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.61(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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