HABITAT RESTORATION CRITICAL IN REDUCING LOSS OF NORTHERN BOBWHITE, POLLINATORS AND OTHER WILDIFE

The Lower Shore Land Trust is helping landowners find voluntary conservation programs to assist with restoring and creating habitat for Northern Bobwhite and other wildlife on the lower shore.

Northern Bobwhite, once abundant on the lower shore has declined by 955 in Maryland over the last 45 years.

Northern Bobwhite, once abundant on the lower shore has declined by 95% in Maryland over the last 45 years.

Declining populations of Northern Bobwhite, also known as quail, and various pollinators are evident throughout the lower shore communities. Loss of habitat is the primary cause,

Installing bluebird boxes on a conserved property in the coastal bays

Installing bluebird boxes on a conserved property in the coastal bays

and the Lower Shore Land Trust and other partners are working to connect landowners, farmers and local governments to available resources for restoration of habitat.

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SELECTING PLANTS FOR POLLINATORS