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What is a Healthy Yard?

A healthy yard is not really a "yard" at all. It’s a habitat, a sanctuary for wildlife and for you and your family. A healthy habitat provides a natural haven beneficial to birds, other creatures, and people, and is an extension of your home and part of a larger ecoregion. Learn how to be a responsible caretaker of your piece of the earth.

Guide your mouse over the image above to uncover key elements of a healthy yard. There are sixteen different points to ponder… try and find them all. Use your browser BACK button to return to the image when you follow links to further information.


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