Habitat Hero Resources

Are you interested in gardening for pollinators and other wildlife?  Check out our collection of materials below.

Lecture Materials from Earlier Programs:

2017 Habitat Hero Handout – recommendations of the best plants to grow in the Cheyenne area from Wyoming native plant expert Jane Dorn.

You can purchase your own copy of Hometown Habitat: Stories of Bringing Nature Home by Catherine Zimmerman.  The cost is $ 35.00 and the DVD is available at https://themeadowproject.com/.

2020-08-02--DRC_0312Growing Native Plants of the Rocky Mountain Area, by Robert Dorn and Jane Dorn, is available at http://www.lulu.com as a print-on-demand book.  (Go to “Shop”, then Search on “Dorn” in the “Home & Garden” section of lulu.com to find the book.)  It has color photos of 500 native plants and information on how to grow them, and how to garden for wildlife.  It is also now available as a digital disk from this Audubon Chapter for just $ 10.00.  To purchase a copy, call Mark or Barb Gorges at 307-634-0463.

Plants with Altitude is another great resource by the UW Extension office.  To purchase a copy ($ 5.00 per copy, $ 8.00 with shipping) call the Laramie County office at 307-633-4383.  For more information, see their website at http://wyomingnativegardens.org/

Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants by Douglas Tallamy, is available at http://www.timberpress.com/ or at most bookstores.

Wyoming Wildscape is a Wyoming Game and Fish Department publication written and updated in Spring 2015 by non-game biologist Andrea Orabona.  It has specific gardening instructions and a plant list.