Encouraging Residents to Request Wildlife-Friendly Landscape Maintenance from Their Chosen Professionals: A Stages of Change Approach for Extension and Other Practitioners
A birdhouse in a Florida-Friendly Landscape. Photo taken 09-29-23. UF/IFAS Photo by Cat Wofford.
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behavior change
landscape management
grounds maintenance
human-wildlife relations

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Warner , Laura A., Dharmendra Kalauni, John M. Diaz, Emily Marois, Adam Dale, and Jaret Daniels. 2024. “Encouraging Residents to Request Wildlife-Friendly Landscape Maintenance from Their Chosen Professionals: A Stages of Change Approach for Extension and Other Practitioners: AEC795/WC456, 4/2024”. EDIS 2024 (3). Gainesville, FL. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-wc456-2024.

Abstract

This publication explains Florida residents’ current involvement in requesting wildlife-friendly landscape maintenance (WFLM) and the perceived barriers and motivators associated with this behavior using the concept of stages of change. Written by Laura A. Warner, Dharmendra Kalauni, John M. Diaz, Emily Marois, Adam Dale, and Jaret Daniels, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, April 2024.

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