Wildlife Habitat

Tuesday, April 16th 2019

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Lancaster Conservancy Community Wildlife Habitat: Are you interested in learning more about what you can do to create wildlife habitat in our community? Come join us as Linda Ferich discusses the Lancaster Conservancy Community Wildlife Habitat initiative, which provide habitat corridors throughout the county—where people live, work, learn, play and worship. Learn about the connections between the plants in your yard and the creatures who need them. Find out how to attract all of your favorite butterflies, insects, and birds! Learn what you can do to improve our community’s habitat!

Linda Ferich is a retired emergency RN and the mother of four adult children. Linda and her husband Craig are residents of Lampeter, PA. After retiring, Linda became a certified Pennsylvania Master Naturalist volunteer. Since 2013, she has coordinated a group of volunteers called the Water Quality Volunteer Coalition for the Lancaster County Conservation District and the Lancaster Conservancy. The volunteers test 20 different stream sites in southern Lancaster County. In 2017, she started a new initiative called the Lancaster Conservancy Community Wildlife Habitat, which is a partnership between the National Wildlife Federation and the Lancaster Conservancy. Linda loves studying native plants and designing ecological gardens. She is presently working on certification courses for Mt Cuba’s Ecological Gardening Certificate and the Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional certification.