Your choices to remove, keep, or add plants as you develop your site are critical to the health of the wildlife community. This section discusses how to select the most appropriate plant species for the location.
How you manage your property drives what other species can share the space. This section discusses prescribed fire, mowing, composting, mulching, and other management techniques.
Pollinators are in decline in Illinois and around the world. They face habitat loss, disease, exposure to pesticides, and other threats. Learn what you can do to increase their chance of survival.
All creatures need food, water, shelter, and space to survive and thrive. This section discusses ways you can provide the essentials to wildlife by installing nest boxes, pollinator pockets, water features, and more.
Aquatics & Water Resources
We all depend on clean water. This section discusses effectively managing water quality and quantity, including best management practices for stormwater management, riparian zones, flood control, and more.