Working With Wildlife by Melissa Henderson

Working With Wildlife

 Learn how to use a variety of permaculture strategies to attract wild animals to your site. Explore ways to encourage the natural interrelationships that exist between animals to help control pest insects without the use of biocides.Discover non-lethal ways to deter animals that may damage your crops. Gain the knowledge you need to start beekeeping on your property. 

The skills you will gain in this self-paced online course:

  • Recognize the role wild animals play in biodiverse ecosystems – locally and globally
  • Appreciate the many benefits wildlife can bring to a permaculture propert
  • Understand how fundamental parts of permaculture design can be augmented to attract wild animals to your site
  • Provide suitable environmental niches for wild animals to inhabit
  • Identify some of the common insectivorous bird species that may reside in or visit your site
  • Distinguish different insects that help control pests – and know which insects they prey on
  • Be able to utilize a variety of organic techniques to keep pest populations under control
  • Understand how achieving balance in an ecosystem can help to keep pests in check
  • Know which plants repel various wild animals
  • Deploy strategies to stop domestic pets damaging your site
  • Appreciate the interrelationship between bees and plants
  • Be able to set up a beehive on your permaculture property 

What's included?

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Lesson 1: The Benefits Of Wildlife
working with wildlife 1 - The Benefits Of Wildlife.mp4
13 mins
Lesson 2: Attracting Wildlife
working with wildlife 2 - Attracting Wildlife.mp4
5 mins
Lesson 3: Beneficial Animals for Managing Pests
working with wildlife 3 - Beneficial Animals for Managing Pests.mp4
17 mins
Lesson 4: Other Ways To Control Pests
working with wildlife 4 - Other Ways To Control Pests.mp4
6 mins
Lesson 5: Animal Deterrents
working with wildlife 5 - Animal Deterrents.mp4
8 mins
Lesson 6: Beekeeping
working with wildlife 6 - Beekeeping.mp4
12 mins