Marc Radell combines his experience as an environmental professional with horticultural studies and lifelong loves of wildlife and gardening to conduct educational outreach on landscaping with native plants. Certified as a PennState Master Gardener in 2001, he encourages homeowners to consider gardening a form of ecosystem restoration. He emphasizes creating site-specific native plant communities that provide habitat for wildlife and foster biodiversity. Marc lives on 4.5 acres in Montgomerty County, where he has established meadows, ponds, shrublands, and wooded areas that have attracted 148 species of birds, 49 species of butterflies, 24 species of mammals, 23 species of dragonflies, and 14 species of reptiles and amphibians so far. His gardening motto? Mother Nature knows best!