Flowering Dogwood
Image by Tim Kennelty

Native Trees and Shrubs on podcast Nature Calls: Conversations from the Hudson Valley

Episode 35: Native Trees and Shrubs

Tim Kennelty, a Master Gardener, Master Forester and Master Naturalist Volunteer, shares his passion for native trees and shrubs on this episode of Nature Calls: Conversations from the Hudson Valley. He covers a wide range of topics regarding native trees and shrubs in the New York landscape including a definition, their role in supporting birds and pollinators, considerations when selecting a native tree for your yard, and many of his favorite native trees including oaks, birches, cherries, dogwoods, spice bushes, button bushes, and more. Tim also talks about the best places to see native plants as well as where to find them to purchase. If you're interested in bringing your yard back to its ‘native’ environment, listen in!

Host: Jean Thomas

Guest: Tim Kennelty

Photo by: Tim Kennelty

Production Support: Linda Aydlett and Teresa Golden


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Last updated September 29, 2022