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Native plant lists and tools
: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and partners offer the following to help you plan a variety of planting projects, from student streamside buffers to wildlife habitat to beneficial landscaping:
Maryland native plant lists
and a more complete
guide for the Chesapeake Bay region,
Native Plants for Wildlife Habitat and Conservation Landscaping
Check out the new, online, interactive
Native Plant Center
to help you find native plants suited to your site.
If you need to identify or remove invasive plant species,
Plant Invaders of Mid-Atlantic Natural Areas
covers some of the most common problematic weeds, and offers suggestions for native species to use instead in landscaping.
Find native plants
with this information and an online
: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s information on how to make your schoolyard more wildlife friendly.
: BayScapes is a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service program that helps people to develop environmentally-sound landscapes benefiting people, wildlife, and the Chesapeake Bay.
Native plant lists
and other information can be used for restoration projects as well as home landscaping.
: Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ program to encourage tree planting for all the benefits it provides.
: The Chesapeake Ecology’s Center general information on conservation landscaping.
Maryland Department of the Environment Reclaim the Chesapeake Bay Campaign
encourages more Marylanders to get involved in restoring the Bay, and includes events and activities in which students/ schools can participate.
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