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Tips & Tools

Check out these cool tips and tools about winter wildlife!

Tips for Learning More

Cardinal at feeder_mo.gov

  • Want to help make sure birds have enough to eat in the winter? Here’s a guide from Audubon on how to choose your feeder style and what to put in it! Make sure you clean the feeder regularly to help keep the birds healthy.
  • Interested in putting up a birdhouse in your yard so you can watch the birds up close? Check out this guide on how to build a safe shelter for your feathered friends, as well as how to customize the house for different bird species.
  • Looking to help make a habitat for other winter wildlife? Build a pile of loose leaves, twigs, and branches to provide shelter for ground-nesting animals, such as birds, chipmunks, rabbits, and hibernating reptiles, amphibians, and insects.

Photo: A male cardinal at a bird feeder, courtesy of www.mo.gov. 

 

Cool Tools

 mountain cottontail nPS

Photo: Mountain cottontail courtesy of National Park Service.

 

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