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Re: NWF habitat certification

Libby's right Donna. If I waited until everything was "done" it would be
years before I applied. You're only risking a little time (filling out
the app) 15 bucks and 5 pictures. Worth a try!!

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Libby Valentine" <L_Valentine@adelphia.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Sun, 25 Jan 2004 11:27:00 -0500

>You might be surprised.  The minimum requirement is only that you have or
>provide in some way food, shelter, and
>water - if we all waited until the reality equaled the vision there wouldn't
>be anyone in the program.
>If you have lots of wildlife, any kind, then your yard already has
>attributes making it a backyard habitat (the critters think so) - you should
>get your property certified and be counted as part of the group!
>Maryland zone 6
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: <EvaTEsq@aol.com>
>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>Sent: Sunday, January 25, 2004 10:58 AM
>Subject: Re: [CHAT] NWF habitat certification
>> My yard is not quite ready either.  I have alot of wildlife though and I
>> always try to keep it wildlife friendly.
>> My newest guest is a rabbit.  Somehow he has managed to avoid Max!  LOL  I
>> saw him several times over the summer and throughout the winter, I have
>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 you
>> 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 contacting
>> 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 standards.
>> 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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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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