Like to know more about local and regional organizations? See our helpful links to organizations that may interest you. From gardening for wildlife, advice from wildlife specialists, and getting a deeper level of knowledge, the information is just a click away.
The WPPC sells native plants, hosts an annual conference on natural landscaping, and has a mentoring program to help new native gardeners.
The National Wildlife Federation has a large, long-term program promoting “Backyard Wildlife Habitat”. Extensive resources are available on this website.
The Xerces SocietyThe Xerces Society has many resources for promoting and preserving native pollinators.
Trees for Wildlife: Comparisons between Swink and Wilhelm C Values and Wildlife Food Values for the Chicago Region. Coming Soon
Illinois Natural History Survey links for Natural Landscaping
Keep Cats Indoors: Domestic cats kill millions of birds each year.
Chicago Wilderness A regional organization that promotes natural habitats and natural landscaping.
Living with Wildlife/Wildlife Problems: Tips from the Illinois Natural History Survey
Identifying Local Animals - a Harper College Key developed by our own MCA past president Randy Schietzelt