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In this issue: Bee wildflower seed mixes, understanding invasive plants, using a planting palette, and a new featured site.
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Habitat Network Newsletter: April 2017
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Bee Wildflower Seed Mixes

When it comes to supporting pollinators, a packet of wildflower seeds is a start; but, there is more we should know, and can do in our yards, and in our communities to help wildlife thrive.
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Photo by Kim Love
Wetland filled with purple loosestrife

Invasive Plants

This image may look lovely, but this purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) is an invasive wetland plant that limits native plants' access to resources and minimizes biodiversity.
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Photo by Liz West
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Planting Palette

Palettes are used by landscapers to visualize the color and diversity of plants at a site. Put palettes to work for wildlife by using ours to plan for food resources such as blooms, berries, and seeds.
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Heron Meadows, Michigan

When a choice is made to plant gardens for wildlife, a wealth of new discoveries, adventures, and animal sightings abound. This homeowner shares the priceless rewards of their labor.
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Photo by DiYoung
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