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Earth Gauge Tip of the Week: Water for Wildlife

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Local wildlife - such as birds and small mammals - need a supply of clean water to survive periods of extreme heat and drought.  Small animals often seen in our backyards typically don't have large ranges, meaning that fresh water close-by is extremely important for survival.

Viewer Tip:  You can lend a hand to wildlife in your own backyard with these simple tips.

Find more tips for helping wildlife cope with heat and drought at blog.nwf.org/wildlifepromise/2011/07/simple-tips-for-helping-wildlife-during-heat-waves-and-drought/ and for more weather and environment tips, visit

www.earthgauge.net.

 

(Source: National Wildlife Federation. "Simple Tips for Helping Wildlife During Heat and Drought." http://blog.nwf.org/wildlifepromise/2011/07/simple-tips-for-helping-wildlife-during-heat-waves-and-drought/)