Habitat assessment by Gretchen Lebuhn

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Assessment results
Answer givenOur advice
Are there bee nesting blocks? 
No
Supplement your habitats with nest blocks. Learn how to build them here.
What is the main type of vegetation in the area you are evaluating (park, garden, yard, farm...)? 
Mix of native and non-native plants
Increase the amount of native plants in your yard.

Score: 75 (out of a possible 210)

Which garden or space are you describing? 
How large is your yard? 
0.30
acres
Are there areas with bare ground and very few plants? 
Yes
Are there areas with sandy loamy soil? 
Yes
Are there low traffic areas where the soil is not turned over, tilled or plowed? 
Yes
Are there areas dead wood, brush piles or snags present? 
Yes
Are there areas with pithy twigs (elderberry, cane fruit, sumac, etc…)? 
Yes
Do you have native bunchgrasses? 
Several areas or one large area.