Anna Vecchio // Mar 12, 2019 //
Reston, VA – The National Wildlife Federation is honoring the nation’s most wildlife-friendly cities as part of its 81st annual National Wildlife Week and Atlanta, GA earned the number two spot on the list.
Wildlife in urban and suburban areas face tremendous stress as we chop down trees, plant yards, drain wetlands, install storm water systems, erect buildings and pave roads. Wildlife need our help to survive. In our “Top 10 Cities for Wildlife,” we recognize cities that are not only taking direct action to help wildlife, but their residents are also creating wildlife habitat in their backyards, balconies, at schools and throughout their communities. Read more.
GWF’s Mike Worley talk with WSB-TV about Atlanta’s ranking as #2 city for wildlife. Video courtesy WSB-TV.