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DOS May Meeting: “Supporting Backyard Birds with Native Plants” by Leah Brooks

May 17, 2023 @ 7:00 pm 9:00 pm EDT

From fruiting shrubs to seed-bearing wildflowers, native plants provide shelter and forage that are essential to our local birds. Take an in-depth look at how plants that add seasonal interest to the home garden also serve as lifelines for our feathered friends. Join Leah Brooks as she explores the intricate connections between native plants and the animals that have evolved alongside them.

Leah Brooks

Leah Brooks is Mt. Cuba’s Public Programs Assistant. She graduated from the University of Delaware with dual bachelor’s degrees in Environmental Science and Wildlife Ecology. She’s an avid contributor to the Delaware Native Plant Identification and Exchange group on Facebook. Her passion is sharing the joy of nature and native gardening with others.