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Hummingbirds and Butterflies

By: Christopher Moorman, Liessa Bowen, Mark Megalos Working With Wildlife

This publication describes how you can transform your backyard into an area that welcomes nectar-seekers, such as hummingbirds and butterflies.

Bats

By: Christopher Moorman, Mark Megalos, Liessa Bowen Working With Wildlife

Bats serve as pollinators of many food plants and are the only predator of night-flying insects. This publication explains the steps you can take to encourage bats on private lands, including building and installing bat boxes.

Bobwhite Quail

By: Mark Megalos, Christopher Moorman, Liessa Bowen Working With Wildlife

This publication describes the habitat, food, cover, water habits, and home range of the bobwhite quail in North Carolina. The publication also includes tips on improving the habitat of the bobwhite quail.

Building Songbird Boxes

By: Mark Megalos, Christopher Moorman, Liessa Bowen Working With Wildlife

This publication discusses how to successfully build, install and maintain nest boxes for songbirds.

Snags and Downed Logs

By: Mark Megalos, Christopher Moorman, Liessa Bowen Working With Wildlife

This publication describes creating and protecting snags (standing dead or dying trees) and downed logs (a log lying on or near the forest floor) as potential habitats for a wide range of wildlife species.

Cottontail Rabbit

By: Mark Megalos, Christopher Moorman, Liessa Bowen Working With Wildlife

This publication describes the habitat, food, cover, water habits and home range of the cottontail rabbit. Also included are tips on improving the rabbit's habitat.

White-Tailed Deer

By: Mark Megalos, Christopher Moorman, Liessa Bowen Working With Wildlife

This publication describes the habitat, food, cover, water habits and home range of the white-tailed deer. It also provides tips to improve the deer's habitat.

Wildlife Terms

By: Liessa Bowen, Mark Megalos, Christopher Moorman Working With Wildlife

This publication functions as a dictionary for commonly used wildlife terms such as cover, daylighting, forage, mast and understory.

Owls

By: Mark Megalos, Scott J. Phelps, Ed Jones Working With Wildlife

Owls play an important role in the balance of forest and open land environments. This publication discusses management of habitat to promote owl populations.

Wood Duck

By: Mark Megalos, Christopher Moorman, Liessa Bowen Working With Wildlife

This publication describes the habitat, food, cover and home range of the wood duck. It also offers tips on improving the wood duck's habitat, as well as instructions on building a wood duck nest.

Pools for Amphibians

By: Mark Megalos, A. L. Braswell, Christopher Moorman, Liessa Bowen Working With Wildlife

This publication describes the habitat, food and water habits, cover and home range of a range of amphibians in North Carolina. Tips on constructing and maintaining a fishless pool are included.

Managing Beaver Ponds

By: Ed Jones, Mark Megalos, J. Chris Turner Working With Wildlife

This publication reviews the benefits of beavers and methods to manage and enhance beaver ponds.

Herbaceous Plants for Wildlife

By: Ed Jones, Scott J. Phelps, Mark Megalos Working With Wildlife

This publication describes methods for maintaining and establishing herbaceous plants as valuable sources of food and cover for wildlife in North Carolina.

Eastern Gray Squirrel

By: Christopher Moorman, Mark Megalos, Liessa Bowen Working With Wildlife

This publication describes the habitat, food, water habits, home range and tree cover for the Eastern gray squirrel. Tips are provided for improving the squirrel's habitat as well as building a squirrel box.

Raccoon

By: Mark Megalos, Christopher Moorman, Liessa Bowen Working With Wildlife

This publication describes the habitat, food, water habits, cover and home range of raccoons in North Carolina. Tips on improving the habitat of the raccoon also are included.

Woodland Wildlife Nest Boxes

By: Ed Jones, Mark Megalos, Scott J. Phelps Working With Wildlife

This publication provides information on constructing and placing artificial nesting boxes to attract birds and other wildlife to your property.

Black Bear

By: Christopher Moorman, Mark Megalos, Liessa Bowen Working With Wildlife

This publication describes the habitat, food, cover, water habits and home range of the black bear in North Carolina. Tips for improving the black bear's habitat also are included.