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  • Barbara Bour

Habitat Hacks: Want Fireflies? Leave the Leaves

Fireflies are having a moment in the media. Which has been great for these enchanting bugs. However much of the coverage has been about declining populations due to loss of habitat and insecticides.

A really simple time and cost saving strategy to bring more firefly joy is leave the leaves in your shrub and perennial beds and cut back on outdoor lighting. For more, see link below.

Photo is adult firefly on native plant, Snakeroot

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