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Urban Wildlife

With roughly 80% of the US population living in urban areas, protecting and restoring the wildlife habitat in our cities has become an important component to the field of wildlife conservation. As we urbanize new areas in our state, habitat loss and fragmentation are going to continue rising. However, with well-planned urban development, we can help ensure that cities provide a healthy home for animals such as birds, bats, butterflies, amphibians, fish, small mammals, and people alike.