Paul G. Dye, the founder of the Northwest Wildlife Farm in Washington has passed away at age 68. Founded in 1971, wild bird sanctuary and breeding center includes 32 ponds, 8 acres of grain fields, about 4 miles of trails, a salmon stream, forestry improvements for grouse, a wildlife garden and about 5 acres of aviaries. Originally starting with 5 species of birds, there are now over 50 species in the captive collection.
The Northwest Wildfowl website contains a lot of information including details of 11 different species raised, tips on getting started in aviculture, an extensive FAQ section about raising waterfowl and grouse, and how to raise wildlife friendly gardens.
If you’d like to show support for the work Paul did, please visit the Northwest Wildfowl website and send a donation to the address at the bottom of the page.
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