Southeast Volusia Audubon produces garden habitat for birds
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — In a calm corner of this Marine Discovery Center in New Smyrna Beach, between a scenic bicycle route and the glowing greens and blues of this Indian River, rests a youthful garden. But instead of fruits and vegetables, as well as flowers, the garden has a special purpose: fostering a more living room for birds.
“The national Audubon was asking its chapters to help save the birds,” stated Marsha Cox, co-president of this Southeast Volusia Audubon chapter together with her spouse, Bill. “And our chapter has a saying: ‘no bugs, no birds.’ So we wanted a way to bring in the bugs.”