Supporting Birds In Your Yard and Garden, plus Bareroot Trees and Common Hackberry

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By Dave Kellam and University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Supporting birds on your property goes well beyond putting up bird feeders, although they can be helpful and enjoyable. In this episode on supporting birds in your yard and garden, Matt Tarr, Emma Erler and Nate Bernitz talk about why birds need our help, how to assess your property and the needs of birds, and how to meet the needs of wild birds through landscaping choices and other strategies.

· Featured Question: Which landscape plants are best for hummingbirds?

· Featured Plant: Common hackberry (Celtis occidentalis)

· Closing Tip: Purchasing Bare Root Trees

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Resources

· All About Nest Boxes

· Winter Bird Feeding

· UNH Extension’s Wildlife Program Website

· Cornell Lab of Ornithology

· How to make your yard more bird friendly (Audubon)

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