Helpful Online Links to Support the
Birds, Insects, and Native Plants Webinar
(Aired on 4-27-20)
Wild Ones River City Chapter EDUCATIONAL HANDOUTS:
Plants for Part Sun-Full Sun: rivercitywildones.org/learn
Plants for Shade-Part Sun: rivercitywildones.org/learn
Native Shrubs and Trees for Backyard Biodiversity: rivercitywildones.org/learn
Gardening for Life by Doug Tallamy: rivercitywildones.org/learn
WORC Chapter Recommended Resources: rivercitywildones.org/rcwo-bookshelf
Michigan Native Plant Vendor List: rivercitywildones.org/local-native-plant-vendors
Wild Ones Neenah, WI: wildones.org
Attracting Beneficial Insects with Native Flowering Plants, Extension Bulletin E-2973: msu.edu Search “E-2973”
Ecosystem Services: earthwiseaware.org/what-are-ecosystem-services
Cornell Chronicle article: Nearly 30% of birds in U.S., Canada have vanished since 1970
U. N. Report Sustainable Development Goals: Nature’s Dangerous Decline ‘Unprecedented’; Species Extinction Rates ‘Accelerating’
Xerces Society: xerces.org
Savings Birds Thru Habitat (Growing a Bird Feeder, Certified Bird Habitat): savingbirds.org
Native Plant Guild: nativeplantguild.com
Homegrown National Park™: homegrownnationalpark.org
Budburst (native plants vs nativars): budburst.org
How Effective are Nativars? 25 min podcast interview of Doug Tallamy on Robin Hood Public Radio in Sharon, CT: awaytogarden.com/nativars-with-doug-tallamy
Michigan Flora Online (Univ of Mich/LSA Herbarium, Browse by Family or Genus): michiganflora.net
Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants, Doug W. Tallamy ©2007.
Nature’s Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation That Starts in Your Yard, Doug W. Tallamy ©2020.
The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Garden, Rick Darke and Doug Tallamy ©2014.
Xerces Society Guide to Attracting Native Pollinators: Protecting North America’s Bees and Butterflies, ©2011.
The Midwestern Native Garden: Native Alternatives to Non-Native Flower and Plants, Charlotte Adelman and Bernard L. Schwartz ©2011.
Landscaping with Native Plants of Michigan, Lynn M. Steiner ©2006.
Wildflowers of Michigan Field Guide, Stan Tekiela ©2000.
Wild Berries & Fruits Field Guide, Minnesota, Wisconsin, & Michigan, ©2018.
Attracting Birds, Butterflies, and Other Backyard Wildlife, National Wildlife Federation, David Mizejewski ©2019.