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Bringing Nature Home

Drawing from his bestselling book, Bringing Nature Home, Tallamy discusses how using native plants in the home landscape can help protect and preserve North American wildlife.

Non-native plants dominate developed areas. Selected for their attractiveness, these plants often fail to support native bees, butterflies, and other insects. When beneficial insects are lost, birds and other animals suffer. Tallamy's message - by embracing native plants, anyone with access to a patch of earth can help sustain biodiversity.

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