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Home | Episode 63 Save Birds? Plant Trees!

WBU Podcast

Can you really save birds and increase your health by planting trees? What about the secret to successfully planting a tree in your yard? We met with Pete Smith from the Arbor Day Foundation to answer these questions and more.  

Plant a Tree!
Together, we can make a difference! Become a songbird hero by planting a native tree in your yard. Choose from a variety of bird-friendly trees for purchase here.   

Helpful Resources 
Arbor Day Foundation
International Society of Arboriculture 
Nature’s Best Hope by Douglas W. Tallamy
The Nature of Oaks by Douglas W. Tallamy 

Other Native Tree & Plant Sources
Plant Native – Find native tree and plant nurseries, community service organizations and regional plant lists.
Birds Canada Gardening for Birds – Help birds while making your garden more beautiful and eco-friendlier. Explore the extensive Plant Selector or just the quick list of 10 plant species for your customer’s specific Bird Garden Zone.
NWF Native Plant Guide – Native plants have formed symbiotic relationships with wildlife for thousands of years, and therefore offer the most sustainable habitat. Learn which plants are native to their area.