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Native Plants for Wildlife Habitat and Conservation Landscaping
Conservation Landscaping refers to landscaping with specific goals of reducing pollution and improving the local environment. In the Chesapeake Bay watershed (the land that drains to the Bay and its many tributaries), this style of landscaping is sometimes called “BayScaping,” or beneficial landscaping. Download this U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service publication to learn more about how conservation landscaping provides habitat for local and migratory animals, conserves native plants, improves water quality, and learn how landowners benefit, as well.