Bird Feeding 101: How to Feed Birds Like a Boss

It’s the time of year, when temperatures get a little nippy, that my mind turns to feeding birds. Bird Feeding is one of the most enjoyable, and easy, ways to interact with wildlife. It provides the opportunity to observe birds up close, learn how…

Top Ten Ways to Make Your Homestead Friendly for Wildlife

While Still Having Land that Produces for You! I put this list together initially for an Extension program called Homegrown Lifestyle. It was a 12 week class for folks wanting to learn how to homestead. It appears to no longer exist which is depressing….

How to Make Wildlife Friendly Backyard Landscapes, Part 1

When I’m not a bumbling, fly-by-the-seat-of-my-pants homesteader, I earn my living as a wildlife biologist (About Page). A big motivation for wanting some land of my own was to be a good nature steward. I want the wildlife to feel as welcome as I…