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Photo of brush pile made of cedar trees
A brush pile sited between a wooded area and an open field is especially beneficial for birds. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Photo of brush pile made of canes
After Marshall Hinsley tore down giant reed that was taking over his family's property, his father shaped the debris into a brush pile. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Photo of brush pile with wildlife entry point
An entry point in a brush pile. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Photo of Marshall Hinsley adding limbs to a brush pile
Marshall Hinsley adds limbs to a brush pile made of cedar tree trimmings. Photo by Allee Brand