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PALS2, Revised October 2015

The Woods in Your Backyard: Learning to Create and Enhance Natural Areas Around Your Home

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Plant and Life Sciences Publishing

CoverWould you like to see more natural beauty and less manicured lawn surround your home? If so, this book will be an essential tool to help you shape and rebuild your backyard environment. This four-color combination book and workbook promotes the stewardship of small land parcels for the owner’s enjoyment and for improved environmental quality. Written for educators and owners of 1 to 10 acres of wooded or unmowed natural areas in the eastern United States and for land owners that want to turn mowed areas into woodlands.

By reading this book, completing the activities, and reviewing the resources, you will achieve a better understanding of your land and develop a strategy to achieve your goals. This includes:

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