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Planting for Biodiversity

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Additional Resources

Nurseries and Seed Sources for Native Plants: 

CLICK HERE for the List

Videos & Films


‘Beneficial and Beautiful Native Trees and Shrubs’ with Tim Kennelty.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County. 2/19/21. 1:15:43


‘Gifts of the Land: A Guided Nature Tour with Robin Wall Kimmerer’

The Commons of the University of Kansas.  3/25/21. 20:48


‘Introducing Live from Carl Schurz Park’ with Diantha Schull

Carl Schurz Park Conservancy. 3/22/21. 5:11


Organizations & Websites


Ecological Landscape Alliance


Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center


The Native Plant Center, Westchester Community College


Native Plant Trust (formerly New England Wild Flower Society)


Educational Resources


Adding Biodiversity to Your Garden. 

Missouri Botanical Garden


Biocubes: Exploring biodiversity. 

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.


Creating a Pollinator Garden

Pollinator Partnership


Habitat Protection. 

NYC Audubon


How to Help Biodiversity?  

American Museum of Natural History


Spruce Up the Garden and Attract and Protect Birds With Native Plants.

New York Audubon. 4/2/19—and-attract-and-protect-birds-native-plants/


What is Biodiversity?

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

Articles & Reports


Why is Biodiversity Important by Julie Shaw.

Conservation International Blog. Updated 5/17/21


Eierman, Kim. The Pollinator Victory Garden.

Quarto Publishing. 2020.


Leopold, Donald J. Native Plants of the Northeast: A Guide for Gardening and Conservation.

Timber Press, Ltd. 2005. 


Summers, Carolyn.  Designing Gardens with Flora of the American East.

Rutgers University Press.  2010


Tallamy, Douglas W.  Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants 

Timber Press, Inc.  2009, updated and expanded 2020.


Tallamy, Douglas W.  Nature’s Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation that Starts in Your Yard. 

Timber Press.  2020. 





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