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How to create a bird haven in your backyard

Spring is in the air! We’re all excited to get out there and bring new life to our yards. This is the perfect time to add native plants to your backyard habitat to make it more attractive to birds and other wildlife.

A goldfinch snacking on sunflower seeds
A goldfinch snacking on sunflower seeds

Birds seek out native plants and trees, knowing they provide much-needed resources – food, cover and shelter, and safe places to raise their young. Native plants are hardy, tend to propagate and spread on their own, and often require little maintenance. Adding them to your yard is a win-win!

There are so many options, you’re sure to find something just right for your yard. Here are some tips to get you started: