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Certified Wildlife Habitat in Central Florida!

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

Our north Orlando Bed & Breakfast accommodation, Thurston House, proudly supports this program that is offered by the National Wildlife Federation.  It is a very simple process to qualify. By providing food, water, cover and places for wildlife to raise their young, your garden can join the more than 150,000 Certifed Wildlife Habitat sites across the […]

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Becoming a Certified Wildlife Habitat – last step

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

The last step in becoming a certified wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation is to provide housing for birds and other wildlife. It can be birdhouses that you have made or bought, adding host plants for butterfly & moth caterpillars to eat, or simply providing dense safe areas for nesting wildlife.  Thurston House bed […]

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Becoming a Certified Wildlife Habitat – 3rd Step

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

The 3rd step in becoming a certified wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation is to create protective cover. Wildlife needs places to hide, such as a meadow, a prairie, dense shrubs and evergreens. If you don’t naturally have these things, you could place hollow logs and rock piles around your yard. At Thurston House […]

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Becoming a Certified Wildlife Habitat – 2nd Step

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

To be a Certified Wildlife Habit like Thurston House bed & breakfast in Central Florida, you need to be committed to the wonderful world of wildlife. The first step I told you about mentioned the importance of  having native plants. The 2nd step is providing water to wildlife. Thurston House is fortunate to  overlook beautiful […]

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Become a Certified Wildlife Habitat Like Thurston House!

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

Maitland’s only bed & breakfast, Thurston House, has been certified as an  official Backyard Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation! Protecting wildlife can be easy & fun, and is good for the future of our world. This is the first blog about what it takes to be certified. The first step in this process […]

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