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Brandon Wilde Named a ‘Certified Wildlife Habitat’ October 11, 2011

For more information, contact Erica C. Cline, 706-828-2225

Brandon Wilde Named a ‘Certified Wildlife Habitat’ by the National Wildlife Federation

(EVANS, GA. Oct. 5, 2011) Brandon Wilde Continuing Care Retirement Community was recently named a Certified Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation.

To receive this certification, locations must demonstrate planning, landscaping and sustainable gardening to provide food, water, cover and shelter for area wildlife.

Brandon Wilde residents made a sweep of the 106-acre property to identify the many species of mammals, birds and waterfowl that make the campus their home. They identified nearly 10 animal species, including deer, raccoons, foxes, beavers and rabbits; five varieties of waterfowl, including Canada Geese, Mallards and Wood Ducks; and nearly 25 bird varieties, including Red-tailed Hawks, English Sparrows, Pileated Woodpeckers and Great Horned Owls.

The facility received weatherproof signs to place around the campus noting its certification as well as a one-year membership to the National Wildlife Federation.

ABOUT BRANDON WILDE: Exceeding resident expectations has been the hallmark of Brandon Wilde's tradition of excellence in personal service for more than 20 years. Fully accredited by the Continuing Care Accreditation Commission and widely recognized as one of the finest "Life Care" retirement communities in the nation, Brandon Wilde is situated on a beautifully wooded and landscaped 106-acre campus offering convenient access to Evans Township and surrounding Columbia County. (www.brandonwilde.com)

ABOUT THE NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION: The National Wildlife Federation is America's largest conservation organization. They work with more than four million members, partners and supporters in communities across the country to protect and restore wildlife habitat, confront global warming and connect with nature. (www.nwf.org)

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