On my visit to the National Zoo last October, I discovered something new and previously unimagined – a whole exhibit about wildlife in our backyards. How to encourage and protect critters. Good stuff.
So, what do you all think of their advice? Especially this part: "Don't apply fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides." Labeling all fertilizers as harmful? Wow.
This next sign provides a possible explanation for their no-fertilizer position – that it harms pond animals. If you have a pond, which most people don't.
Readers, have you seen something like this at any other zoo? And was the message the same?Posted by Susan Harris on January 17, 2012 at 5:09 am, in the category What's Happening.