Resources

If you would like more information about trees, tree preservation, planting, care, tree events, and Tree City USA, go to:

GA Urban Forestry Council:  www.gufc.org
National Arbor Day Foundation:  www.arborday.org

 

If you would like more information about our state Keep Georgia Beautiful or national Keep America Beautiful events and programs, go to:

Keep Georgia Beautiful:  www.keepgeorgiabeautiful.org
Keep America Beautiful:  www.kab.org

If you would like more information about where and how to recycle various items other than through Alpharetta's curbside pick-up and special recycling collections, go to: http://www.earth911.com

For information on upcoming natural resource and environmental events sponsored by NRC and the City, please go to the City Calendar


 

Native Plants In Georgia

Georgia Native Plant Society: http://www.gnps.org
Georgia Perimeter College: http://gpcnativegarden.org
Where to buy:   http://www.gnps.org/resources/Native_Nurseries.php
http://www.wildflower.org/collections/collection.php?collection=GA
 

Gardening For Wildlife

http://www.nwf.org/How-to-Help/Garden-for-Wildlife/Gardening-Tips/Using-Native-Plants.aspx
http://www.enature.com/gardening/
http://www.ehow.com/info_8356694_native-plants-attract-birds.html
http://web4.audubon.org/bird/at_home/Plants.html
http://nababutterfly.com/
http://beekind.bumblebeeconservation.org/
http://www.nwf.org/How-to-Help/Garden-for-Wildlife/Gardening-Tips/Build-a-Bat-House.aspx
http://www.bats.org.uk/pages/why_bats_matter.html
Where to buy milkweed: http://www.eealliance.org/resources---where-to-buy-milkweed 
Milkweed field guide: http://www.eealliance.org/assets/Documents/MAG/field_guide.pdf

 

Wildlife

http://www.enature.com/zipguides

 

Videos

Below are links to a series of 7 very short habitat certification videos posted by the NWF on YouTube:

1. Why Garden for Wildlife? 
2. Providing Food
3. Water 
4. Shelter/Cover
5. Places To Raise Young
6. Sustainable Practices
7. Certifying Your Yard