Introduction to Native Planting Keystone Species

Native plants are, by definition, the product of hundreds of thousands of years of adaptation to local soils, rainfall, and general climate conditions. Native plant communities support local food webs. The flora and fauna of a given region have co-evolved. Most of our...

Go Native for Biodiversity!

Welcome to our first Blog Post!  Valley Stewardship Network (VSN) supports the planting of native species.  We are inspired, in part, by Doug Tallamy’s book Bringing Nature Home.  In addition to recommending resources and ideas for planting native species and...