A seattle homeowner's ivy eradication effort in progress. Notice the placement of native plants in order to keep this hill side from eroding. Not only do plants such as sword fern and salal replace the ivy root structure, they also create native habitat.
Habitat restoration begins with invasive plant removal. Learn some basic techniques and how to identify these unwanted plants by reading our Invasive Plant Removal Guide.
To learn more about great native plants and trees check out some resources to get you started: