With cities and towns spreading into rural areas and more people moving to the country, people and wildlife interactions are becoming more common. Attracting wildlife to ones property can be enjoyable and rewarding. The first step in attracting wildlife is deciding which wildlife species to target. The second step is learning the habitat requirements of the species. The third step is providing the proper habitat components as well as implementing appropriate habitat management practices. This fact sheet describes how to attract desirable species and discusses the importance of managing native habitats and habitat management practices.