Media

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 gbrooks@penguinrandomhouse.com or Maria Mann at Maria@fortierpr.com

Videos

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

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.

Featured Articles

Secrets of a tree whisperer: ‘They get along, they listen – they’re attuned’

The Observer
By Kate Kellaway
April 25, 2021

The Social Life of Forests

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

Suzanne Simard Changed How the World Sees Trees

New York Magazine
By Robert Moor
May 6, 2021

Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal Win Rights to Memoir ‘Finding the Mother Tree’ With Adams to Star

Variety Magazine
By Matt Donnelly
May 4, 2021

‘Mother Trees’ Are Real. They Model Sharing and Generosity

The Tyee
By Dorothy Woodend
May 3, 2021

How Trees Mother Their Seedlings and What We Can Learn About Connection From Forests

Time Magazine
By Susanna Schrobsdorff
May 2, 2021

Review - Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest

Library Journal
Reviewed by Robert Eagan
May 1, 2021

Wisdom of Trees

New Scientist Podcast, Episode 65
April 29, 2021

Suzanne Simard interview: How I uncovered the hidden language of trees

New Scientist
By Rowan Harper
April 28, 2021

Suzanne Simard Book “Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering The Wisdom Of The Forest” Releasing Worldwide This Spring

UBC Faculty of Forestry
April 15, 2021

I Am Because We Are

Zygote Quarterly
By Adelheid Fischer
Photos by Camille Defrenne April 15, 2021

Suzanne Simard Overcame Adversity to Unlock the Secret World of Trees

University Affairs
By Kerry Banks
March 24, 2021

A Kootenay Professor Has Proven Trees Communicate With One Another

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

Les arbres mères contre les changements climatiques

CBC Radio-Canada
By Anaïs Elboujdaini
January 22, 2020

Never Underestimate the Intelligence of Trees

Nautilus
By Brandon Keim
October 31, 2019

A biologist believes that trees speak a language we can learn

Quartz
By Ephrat Livni
November 3, 2017

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

CNN
By Paula Erizanu
February 7, 2017

From Tree to Shining Tree

Radiolab
Produced by WNYC Studios
July 30, 2016

The Intelligent Plant

New Yorker Magazine
By Michael Pollan
December 16, 2013
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