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Attracting Wildlife to your Backyard or Schoolyard
One of the fastest growing hobbies sweeping across the nation is watching wildlife. In fact, in terms of total participants, it is second only to gardening. In Georgia, for example, 80-plus percent of all Georgians watch wildlife. A growing number of Georgians have discovered that they can combine both gardening and wildlife watching by transforming their backyards into wildlife habitats. As a result the new art of landscaping for wildlife has evolved. Click on the fact sheets below for some fun things to do in your backyard and/or schoolyard.

Nest Boxes for Birds


Nest Boxes for Bats


Landscaping for Wildlife


Backyard Birds


Habitat Certification Programs


Injured or Orphaned Wildlife


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Ranger Hotline


Report poaching and wildlife violations. You can receive a cash reward if your tip leads to an arrest—even if you wish to remain anonymous.
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