VPL Garden/Yard recognized as wildlife habitat The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) has recognized the Vermillion Public Library's garden/yard as an official Certified Wildlife Habitat site. The property attracts a variety of birds, butterflies, and other wildlife, while helping to protect the local environment. In order to become certified, a property must provide the four basic elements that all wildlife need: food, water, cover, and places to raise young; and must employ sustainable gardening practices. NWF began the Wildlife Habitat certification program in 1973, and has since certified over 110,000 habitats nationwide.
By David Lias For most people in Vermillion, Cheryl Miller and Pamella Jackson have been merely images on newsprint. The … Read Article