Yellow birch (Betula alleghaniensis) is one of many trees that will provide shade as well as canopy cover that is highly valuable to songbirds. Photo credit: Britt Slattery, USFWS.


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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Chesapeake Bay Field Office
177 Admiral Cochrane Drive
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
(410) 573-4500
BayScapes Program, Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program (for private lands), Schoolyard Habitats Program

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Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Wildlife and Heritage Division
Tawes State Office Building, E-1
580 Taylor Avenue
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
(410) 260-8540

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Plant Conservation Alliance
1849 C St. NW, LSB-204
Washington, DC 20240
(202) 912-7232

Adkins Arboretum
Adkins Arboretum
P.O. Box 100
Ridgely, Maryland 21660
(410) 634-2847

with funding provided by
"Our Bay" license plate.
Chesapeake Bay Trust
60 West Street, Suite 200-A
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
(410) 974-2941

Maryland Native Plant Society
P. O. Box 4877
Silver Spring, Maryland 20914

Thank you to volunteer Carol Jelich for compiling plant information in these guides.

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