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Old 03-01-2012, 11:44 AM   #1
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Grow a Bird Feeder

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Availability of insects is crucial to migrating and nesting birds. Only native plants support insect biomass. Grow a Bird Feeder by planting native trees, shrubs, flowers and grasses.
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Plants matter. They matter because only plants have the ability to turn the sun’s energy into the food that keeps us, and our fellow creatures on earth alive. Our birds depend on plants because plants produce the insects that birds feed their young.
http://www.savingbirds.org/PDFs/Grow-a-Bird-Feeder.pdf
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Old 03-01-2012, 12:34 PM   #2
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I grow a bird feeder every time I plant sunflowers.
Blue jays finches and chickadees LOVE them!
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Old 03-01-2012, 04:23 PM   #3
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The thread title really catches one's attention...and the two quotes succinctly and clearly make the case to those who would ask us why we promote native plants.

How do we get the world to read it!?
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