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Flowers and fruit: The tree blooms in pink, white or red flowers in spring. Some varieties have pink buds which turn to white when fully opened. The fruits will appear in the late summer in red or yellow. The crabapple varieties with the smallest fruits are best for birds. Best Varieties to try: 'Donald Wyman" (white flowers), 'Mary Potter' (white flowers), 'Bob White" (dark pink buds turn to white flowers) Every yard needs an evergreen for birds and this is a beneficial tree to plant. The tree is a beautiful addition to any landscape and adds the silvery blue evergreen needles that are a great accompaniment for so many plants.

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You'll need to be able to write colorful captions and you'll need professional photography equipment, but that doesn't mean it's beyond your reach. After years of planning, gauging public opinion, and study, the grassroots effort of establishing a National Wildlife Refuge in northeast Illinois and southeastern Wisconsin has come to fruition with the authorization of Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge. U. S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced federal designation of Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge on Wednesday, August 15 at Glacial Park. Related: Open letter regarding the proposed Hackmatack National Wildlife RefugeView slideshow:Glacial Park inside Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge Friends of Hackmatack have advocated for over eight years for the refuge to be added to the 556 national wildlife refuges.