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RE: NWF habitat certification

Big as Max is, a bunny would be a mere appetizer.
too funny.

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Sun, 25 Jan 2004 10:48:43 -0600

>Well tell max to get on it! :) 
>My rabbits think every new plant is for them to add to the collection of
>dinner menu items... not to mention spring time when everything is
>coming up. I am also not wild about the heron and egret who thinking my
>pond is their fishing hole.....
>I guess the problem is you can not be selective when inviting
>wildlife... they all seem to wander in here. Besides the normal birds, I
>also have snakes, voles, rabbits, deer (thankfully only now when there
>is no open water for them anywhere else), skunks, raccoons, mice,
>squirrels, chipmunks, quail, pheasants, possums, I also have an owl in
>one of my trees, which seems very odd for here. I am waiting for the
>bats and eagles to appear soon.... I think it only proves that your
>landscape attracts them... cause I am in a small city, most of these
>creatures should not be here. Someone let the word out and they all
>wandered in here.... unreal, it is like a darn zoo here! I also used to
>get coyotes and red foxes, but haven't seen them in awhile. Guessing it
>got too populated here for them.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>> Behalf Of EvaTEsq@aol.com
>> Sent: Sunday, January 25, 2004 9:58 AM
>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] NWF habitat certification
>> My yard is not quite ready either.  I have alot of wildlife though and
>> always try to keep it wildlife friendly.
>> My newest guest is a rabbit.  Somehow he has managed to avoid Max!
>> saw him several times over the summer and throughout the winter, I
>> seen his
>> footprints & droppings all over the yard!  I'm so psyched!
>> Eva
>> Long Island, NY
>> Zone 6/7
>> "We don't do enough to exploit renewable energy resources."
>> Me
>> In a message dated 1/25/2004 7:35:45 AM Pacific Standard Time,
>> justme@prairieinet.net writes:
>> This yard is not yet ready for NWF habitat certification... although
>> couldn't prove it by all the wildlife that lives here.. :) Some of my
>> previous homes were registered, haven't even applied for this one yet.
>> They approached me about committing to this stewardship program due to
>> my volunteer work at the nature center. Think about it before
>> them, cause once you do, they will bug you to death till you do it. I
>> just didn't have the time to devote to it, still don't. Maybe when I
>> retire as it appears to be a worthwhile contribution to some
>> To get involved in NWF's volunteer programs, email
>> habitatstewards@nwf.org or habitatambassadors@nwf.org, or call
>> 1-800-822-9919, ext. 6519.
>> http://www.nwf.org/volunteer/becomeavolunteer.cfm
>> Donna
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