The pioneering work of Suzanne Simard on plant communication and intelligence has been featured in magazines, podcasts, TED Talks, documentary films and radio programs in North America and Europe.

If you are interested in interviewing Suzanne about her research or her upcoming book, “Finding the Mother Tree“, please contact Gabrielle Brooks at or Maria Mann at


VIDEO: How trees talk to each other

Watch Suzanne Simard’s TEDTalk to find out more about how trees communicate and share resources using the mycorrhizal network.

VIDEO: The secret language of trees

Watch Suzanne's TEDTalk with Camille Defrenne to learn more about the symbiotic relationship between trees and mycorrhizae.

VIDEO: How Trees Secretly Talk to Each Other in the Forest

An informative video from National Geographic about the science behind tree communication.

VIDEO: How Trees Secretly talk to each other

An animated overview of how trees talk to each other from the BBC.

Selected Articles

A Kootenay Professor Has Proven Trees Communicate With One Another

Kootenay Mountain Culture
By Arianna Murphy-Steed
December 29, 2020

The Social Life of Forests

The New York Times Magazine
By Ferris Jabr
Photographs by Brendan George Ko
December 3, 2020

Les arbres mères contre les changements climatiques

CBC Radio-Canada
By Anaïs Elboujdaini
January 22, 2020

Never Underestimate the Intelligence of Trees

By Brandon Keim
October 31, 2019

A biologist believes that trees speak a language we can learn

By Ephrat Livni
November 3, 2017

The secret life of trees: Is nature less selfish than we think?

By Paula Erizanu
February 7, 2017

From Tree to Shining Tree

Produced by WNYC Studios
July 30, 2016

The Intelligent Plant

New Yorker Magazine
By Michael Pollan
December 16, 2013
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