Julie attended Woodland Park Zoo's Backyard Habitat workshop in October 2006 and since then has been journaling the progress she's made in her yard. She recently decided to put those journal entries in a blog in order to share tips and inspiration with those interested in creating habitat in their own yards. Here's a sample from her first entry:
The birth of an obsession? Such a little thing. I was sitting out back reading when I heard the oddest whirring sound coming from near the maple. I almost didn’t see it, sitting near the top of the tree almost hidden between sun dappled leaves. It was a little shimmery green bird. It’s head flicked from side to side searching. Then, a little jewel hurled from a sling shot, it was down below in the salvia. It stayed for quite a while seeming to sip from every blue bloom on every arching stem before taking off over the fence.
Want more? Check out Julie's Backyard Journal!