Things You Can Do for the Environment

Takeaways from our March Program on Birds and Bugs

  • Drinking shade grown/organic coffee helps improve habitat for migratory birds 
  • Eating organic bananas and other tropical fruit supports the production of organic produce in the U.S. 
  • Keeping cats indoors will save the lives of billions of birds and mammals every year in the U.S. 
  • Avoiding the placement of feeders near reflecting windows and providing screen coverings for protection can prevent collisions that kill millions of birds every year
  • Planting native plants, plus providing food and water in useful and appropriate ways, will make your yard more bird and insect friendly
  • Using Integrated Pest Management is better for people, pets, and birds 
  • Remembering that the overall health of the environment begins with and depends upon your next meal choices