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Wildlife-Friendly Water Features for Your Backyard

13th Sep 2019

If you’re looking to upgrade your backyard garden or patio, consider the addition of wildlife-friendly water features. A small or large wildlife-friendly water feature will attract animals that will keep your backyard landscape flourishing. It can also be a delightful and mesmerizing centerpiece for your garden and a source of entertainment for your family and visitors. These water features don’t have to fully replicate a natural one but can be designed and shaped to look modern and contemp
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Would You Like To Be a Citizen Scientist?

Posted by Amanda Joest on 30th Aug 2019

JCs Wildlife does a lot of research. A lot. When your company consists of making and selling products that birds and wildlife depend on, as well as answering questions and sharing information, research should be a high priority.One of my favorite resources is the Lab of Ornithology at Cornell University. Their All About Birds pages are invaluable when I am writing or fielding questions from customers.Cornell also has a “Citizen Scientist” program called NestWatch. NestWatch allows birders at any
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Learn How to Garden for Songbirds! | JCs Wildlife

Posted by Amanda Joest on 8th May 2018

Learn How to Garden for Songbirds! | JCs Wildlife
Ahhhhh…. The lovely month of May! No matter how hard Old Man Winter tries to hold on, May just won’t seem to let him.According to the National Wildlife Federation May is Garden for Wildlife month, and we are celebrating by offering tips and information to turn your garden into a haven for wildlife. Stay connected all month.Look for our badge!Week 1: Songbirds!Garden for Wildlife month could not come at a better time. This week, our focus is on songbirds (by the way, be ready to celebrate Bi
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Bird Friendly Winter Gardens | JCs Wildlife

Posted by Amanda Joest on 16th Feb 2018

Bird Friendly Winter Gardens | JCs Wildlife
Spring, summer, and even early autumn are seasons when birds usually have no trouble seeking out food, water, and shelter, but during the snowy, freezing months, life can be difficult for our feathered friends. While your garden provides their needs from spring through the fall, you can still help residential birds during the cold season by offering a few essentials to help them brave the elements.The following are a few tips to create bird friendly winter gardens. Water Sources are Criti
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The Dos and Don’ts of Birding Fashion | JCs Wildlife

Posted by Amanda Joest on 17th Oct 2017

The Dos and Don’ts of Birding Fashion | JCs Wildlife
From the backyard to the trail there are several factors to consider when deciding on proper birding attire. Wearing the right thing can make all the difference for protection and comfort to maximize the bird watching experience. The following are some of the best “Do’s & Don’ts” for choosing your field wardrobe depending on the habitat, temperature, and season.  DO go for clothing that is all about functionSince you’re out on the trail for hours, or even all day, you’ll want e
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