Native flowerbeds, irrigation, wild shorelines, featured site, new objects and habitat, and photography tips.
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Habitat Network Newsletter: September 2016
Read the latest LEARN articles on how to create habitat for wildlife.

Native Flowerbeds

Native flowerbeds play an important role in our landscapes by supporting pollinators, birds, caterpillars, and other herbivores.
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How we water (or don't water) our landscape, matters. Learn about practices that can maximize the efficiency of your soakings while conserving precious fresh water.
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TNC (Will van Overbeek)

Featured Site

Have you ever looked out your window and thought, that swimming pool is barely used and is wasting a lot of valuable space? If so, let this homeowner's story in Middlesex, Massachusetts, provide inspiration.
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New Objects & Habitat Polygons

New objects to add to your map include: a catio, a cover board, and a hiberniculum. The new habigon is stormwater management, which encompasses bioswales, rain gardens, and bioretention cells. 
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Photography Tips

Take pictures of your landscape as you modify and add new features! Check out this article to learn some new tricks.
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Photo@Zorah Olivia
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