The birds and the trees: Made for each other
Science of Summer
Ottawa & Regi

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By Tom Spears, Ottawa Sun, July 17, 2016

This summer, Postmedia’s Tom Spears brings you the often offbeat science behind the season that calls us to go outdoors. It’s all part of a series we call the Science of Summer. Today’s story is on how trees can grow far from where their seeds fall.

If you have a favourite oak tree where you live, thank the local crows, ravens and especially the jays. They likely planted it.