Gardening for Wildlife

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Description: Rihner discusses the great potential for gardeners in the Greater New Orleans area to build bird-friendly communities. She highlights WHAT native plants are, WHERE native plants can be purchased locally, WHY native plants are more important for birds and pollinators than tropicals/exotics, HOW we can help create bird-friendly communities one yard at a time.


Avian Frugivory in Louisiana by Plant Species

Download Bill Fontenot’s guide to native fruiting plants for birds here: PDF


Louisiana Wildlife Federation’s Certified Wildlife Habitat Program

Get helpful tips and apply to certify your wildlife garden: