David Mizejewski is a naturalist with the National Wildlife Federation and NatGeo WILD host. He holds a degree in Human and Natural Ecology from Emory University and is an expert on restoring wildlife habitat by creating wildlife-friendly gardens.
David works to promote the National Wildlife Federation’s Garden for Wildlife program, which encourages people to plant native plants, to garden naturally, and to Certify their yards and gardens as wildlife habitats.
He is the author of the how-to book Attracting Birds, Butterflies and Other Backyard Wildlife, which won the Publisher’s Marketing Association Benjamin Franklin Award. He has also contributed to Birds and Blooms and Garden How-To magazine and Huffington Post.
In addition to appearing on NatGeo WILD, David also hosted Backyard Habitat on Animal Planet, a series that showed people how to create wildlife-friendly gardens. He regularly appears on the Today Show, Conan O’Brien, CNN, HGTV, The Wendy Williams Show, Weather Channel, Inside Edition and NPR.
Originally from New Jersey, David now lives in Washington, DC. He is dedicated to using his knowledge and his enthusiasm to help others understand and protect wildlife.