Habitat Helpers

American goldfinch on purple flowers

American goldfinch in native prairie

Photo Credit: Tim Nixon

Create healthy habitats in your backyards and other spaces by planting native species, removing invasive plants, reducing pesticide use, conserving water, protecting water quality, and keeping birds safe. Your actions can help make a difference.

Go Native to Sustain Songbirds and Other Wildlife in Your Garden
Gardeners can help birds survive by choosing native plants for their gardens, especially those that attract insects birds need to feed their nestlings.

Spring Hospitality
Some tips for spring bird feeding.

Butterfly Gardens
Butterflies are important pollinators, picking up pollen grains as they sip and making a transfer at their next floral stop.