Swamp Milkweed - Photo Aaron Carlson

Yeah, yeah, we’ve all heard it: plant native plants! But you may be asking why? What’s so special about native plants for birds? Don’t birds like non-native plants? Does it really matter as long as you have plants?

Audubon has the answers. Check out Why Native Plants Are Better for Birds and People on the Audubon Web site. Hint: there are lots of reasons.