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Three households recognized for welcoming native plants, critters

by Dave Boyce

Living in tune with the natural world is fundamental in Portola Valley, a town with an ethos of sustainability, Mayor Ann Wengert noted in recent remarks upon being passed the gavel. While the town is not exactly Eden for the plants that dwell there — they do have pathogens to contend with — the yards of the winners of the 2018 Backyard Habitat awards are surely among the friendlier confines on the Peninsula.

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