Fresh Air Podcast with Ecologist Suzanne Simard: The Social Lives of Trees

Simard-Finding the Mother Tree-Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest“Ecologist Suzanne Simard says trees are “social creatures” that communicate with each other in remarkable ways — including warning each other of danger and sharing nutrients at critical times. Her book is ‘Finding the Mother Tree.'” Click here to go to the podcast.

Read: Do Trees Talk to Each Other?, Richard Grant, photographs by Diana Markosian, Smithsonian Magazine, March 2018. Image of Suzanne Simard by D. Markosian, Smithsonian Magazine.

Simard-mar2018_a01_talkingtrees
Suzanne Simard, image taken 2018 by D. Markosian, Smithsonian Magazine.

In addition, read The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate―Discoveries from A Secret World (The Mysteries of Nature, 1), by Peter Wohlleben (Author), Jane Billinghurst (Translator), Tim Flannery, Greystone Books; First English Language Edition, 8th Printing (September 13, 2016).