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Bringing Nature Home, by Douglas W. Tallamy
|As habitat destruction accelerates, there are increasing pressures on wildlife populations. There is an important step toward reversing this alarming trend: everyone with access to a patch of earth can make a significant contribution toward sustaining biodiversity.|
There is an unbreakable link between native plant species and native wildlife — native insects cannot, or will not, eat alien plants. When native plants disappear, insects disappear, impoverishing the food source for birds and other animals. In many areas, habitat destruction is so extensive that local wildlife is in crisis and headed toward extinction.
Bringing Nature Home has sparked a national conversation about the link between healthy local ecosystems and human well-being. By acting on Doug Tallamy’s practical recommendations, everyone can make a difference.
The perfect antidote to the belief that nature happens somewhere else. If you have a backyard, this book is for you — get outside and learn about the wildlife around you, and then do something to make a haven for species at risk.
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