Certified as a Master Gardener of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania in 2001, Marc combines his lifelong gardening history and horticultural training with his experience as an environmental professional to conduct educational outreach on eco-friendly gardening, native plants, and attracting wildlife. He encourages homeowners to consider gardening a form of ecosystem restoration by creating native plant communities suitable for their site conditions. Marc lives on 4.5 acres, where he has established native plant communities in meadows, ponds, and wooded areas that have so far attracted 144 species of birds, 49 species of butterflies, 24 species of mammals, 21 species of dragonflies and kin, and 14 species of reptiles and amphibians.