What will you learn?

Bees and butterflies tend to get all the attention, but there are tons of other beneficial wildlife you should look to support as a part of the ecosystem around you. Each animal plays an essential role in the environment and by ensuring your property caters to a wider number of creatures, your space will attract even more backyard helpers. Enjoy an overview of many common creatures found in our landscapes and what you can do to make sure they not only survive but thrive.

What will you learn?

  • Each course is broken into easily digestible 10-20 minute video modules lessons.

  • There is a review section at the end of the course along with an optional quiz.

  • After you finish the course, a download of key takeaway information will be provided, along with a certificate of completion.

  • This course is approximately 2 hours, including the review and optional quiz section.

  • Courses are online, on-demand, and never expire! Purchase once and enjoy anytime, anywhere.

Course curriculum

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  • 1

    Beyond Beneficial Wildlife

    • Course Overview

    • Ants

    • Bats

    • Beetles

    • Birds

    • Bivalves

    • Earthworms

    • Flies

    • Frogs & Toads

    • Opossom

    • Squirrels, Chipmunks, and Groundhogs

    • Spiders

    • Turtles and Tortoises

    • Additional video module coming soon on spiders!

    • Bonus Video: Avian Aviation

    • Bonus Poster: Where Do Insects Hide when it's Cold Outside?

    • Closing

    • Review & Key Takeaways

    • Quiz: Passing Grades not Required (Unless by Your Organization)

    • Optional Survey

    • Thank you for taking this course.

Beyond Beneficial Wildlife

Course Number 5

The course is a part of the Gardening for the Planet course series, which is best taken in order. However, each lesson throughout the course can be applied to your space as soon as it is completed. The series connects all the dots and gives you the tips and tricks needed to garden for the planet.

Gardening for the Planet Course Series

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