Want to create habitat for wildlife?
Here are our top tips and links to help you do something amazing for wildlife in your garden and local green spaces. Watch our monthly "how to..." videos for a step by step guide on making wildlife habitats and don't forget to tell us what you've done to help wildlife so we can add it our My Wild City activity map.
Things you can do...
for birds and bats
Put up a bird and bat boxes
Provide nuts and seeds in a bird feeder
Plant a tree or hedgerow as shelter and corridors for wildlife
for pollinators like bees, butterflies and moths
Plant wildflowers and bee-friendly plants and seeds
Create an insect hotel or bumblee box
Leave an area of long grass as a wildlife area
for all wildlife
Create a shallow wildlife pond
Provide a small dish of freshwater daily
Relax and let nature do its thing
Create a shelter! A pile of logs, leaves or even a compost bin will provide shelter