Doug Tallamy's Bringing Nature Home
Meadow Planning and Maintenance
Willistown Wildflower Self-Guided Tour
How to Create a Meadow in Southeast Pennsylvania:
Alternatives to Lawn: Choosing What’s Right for You
Wildflower Meadows: Let’s Get Real
Meadows and Prairies: Wildlife-Friendly Alternatives to Lawn
Shade Garden Planning and Maintenance
Streamside Planning and Maintenance
Homeowner Bird Box Program Learn about the Trust's bird box program for homeowners located within the Trust's focal area.
Maintaining and Monitoring Your Bird Boxes
How to Monitor a Bluebird Nesting Box
How to Identify What Type of Bird is Nesting in Your Box
Bluebird Nesting Box Specifications and Placement Instructions
Ken Leister's DIY Bluebird Nesting Box Construction Plans
Attracting Pollinators to Your Garden
Silent Sparks Supplement to Sara Lewis' book with great information about fireflies including videos and a TED talk to help you learn more about the fascinating world of fireflies.
Firefly Watch Get involved counting fireflies in your yard for citizen science! Also see live distribution maps of firefly activity.
Butterflies and Moths of North America Participate in citizen science by observing moths in your yard at night. Also use this database for researching moths in your area including their host plants.
Ready to join the native plant movement?
(Allows you to search by zip code for plants that support the highest numbers of butterflies and moths to feed birds and other wildlife)
(A great place to learn about native plants and their importance, and a guide to making your yard bird-friendly)
- North Creek Nurseries
(wholesale only but great for researching plants)
(Gives you an extensive list in PA)
- Bringing Nature Home, by Doug Tallamy
- The Living Landscape, by Doug Tallamy and Rick Darke
- Nature’s Best Hope, by Doug Tallamy
- Noah’s Garden, by Sara Stein
- The Backyard Parables, by Margaret Roach