Bradford Pears Effecting Local Fauna

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Bradford Pears once valued for their white blooms and resistance to disease & insects are now overpopulating and threatening native plant species. Not to mention they are subject to seasonal storm damage. Since our native plant life is capable of supporting native birds and other wildlife, it is important that we begin to look to other alternatives such as:
Yoshino Cherry, Kwanzan Cherry, Crabapple, Serviceberry