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Monk Parakeet
http://birdsofna.org/excerpts/monk.html
Learn more about the feral birds featured on WILD TV.

American Birding Association
http://www.americanbirding.org/
Organization aiming to inspire all people to enjoy and protect wild birds.

The Insects Home Page
http://www.earthlife.net/insects/six.html
Everything you want to know about all manner of insects can be found on this informative site.

Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
http://www.hsswp.com/main.html
Web site for the Florida park featured in the WILD TV segment on manatees.

Pesky Critters
http://www.peskycritters.com/
Visit alligator hunter Todd Hardwick's Web site.

Everglades National Park
http://www.everglades.national-park.com/
Detailed information about the Florida park, including guides to the animals that live there.

Project Pigeon Watch
http://birds.cornell.edu/ppw/
Cornell University research project that records courtship behaviors observed in neighborhood pigeon flocks.

American Community Gardening Association
http://www.communitygarden.org/pubs/starting.html
Find out how to get your community gardening project off the ground.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
http://www.bbg.org/gar2/topics/urban
The Web site for this Brooklyn organization includes month-by-month gardening tips.

National Park Service
http://www.nps.gov/
Visit the nation's parks online with this comprehensive resource.

The Tracking Project
http://www.thetrackingproject.org/
This non-profit organization featured on WILD TV is dedicated to helping people of all ages gain direct experience in the natural world through traditional tracking and survival skills.

Print Resources

Benyus, Janine M. THE FIELD GUIDE TO WILDLIFE HABITATS OF THE EASTERN UNITED STATES. Fireside of Simon and Schuster, Inc. 1989.

Berenbaum, May R. NINETY-NINE GNATS, NITS AND NIBBLERS & NINETY-NINE MORE MAGGOTS, MITES, AND MUNCHERS. University of Illinois Press, 1989.

The California Center For Wildlife with Diana Landau and Shelley Stump. LIVING WITH WILDLIFE: HOW TO ENJOY, COPE WITH, AND PROTECT NORTH AMERICA'S WILD CREATURES AROUND YOUR HOME AND THEIRS. A Sierra Club Book, 1994.

Halfpenny, James and Jim Bruchac. SCAT AND TRACKS OF THE NORTHEAST & SCAT AND TRACKS OF THE SOUTHEAST. The Globe Pequot Press, 2001.

Schneck, Marcus. YOUR BACKYARD WILDLIFE YEAR: HOW TO ATTRACT BIRDS, BUTTERFLIES, AND OTHER ANIMALS EVERY MONTH OF THE YEAR. Rodale Books, 1996.

Silver, Donald M. ONE SMALL SQUARE: BACKYARD. Scientific American Books for Young Readers.

Weidensaul, Scott. SEASONAL GUIDE TO THE NATURAL YEAR. Fulcrum Publishing, 1992.
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