Birds are perfectly equipped to withstand winter weather. They don’t need us. BUT… Human environmental alterations have created some not so subtle results on the habitat and food sources available for wildlife. Inadvertent and deliberate introduction of non-native, invasive plant species have reduced some native food sources. Housing developments and destruction of native wild lands drive birds and other animals closer to human areas – simply because there are less favored wild places left. Click Here for tips on feeding our feathered friends when it’s freezing out.