Please Join Us for This Upcoming Event October 25: Nature’s Best Hope With Doug Tallamy, Ph.D.

Please Join Us for This Upcoming Event October 25: Nature’s Best Hope With Doug Tallamy, Ph.D.

October 25: Nature’s Best Hope With Doug Tallamy, Ph.D.

Recent headlines about global insect declines and three billion fewer birds in North America are a bleak reality check about how ineffective our current landscape designs are at sustaining the plants and animals that sustain us.

Please join us virtually or in person as Doug Tallamy, Ph.D., explains how we can create landscapes that enhance local ecosystems rather than degrade them and how this Homegrown National Park will provide vital corridors connecting the few natural areas that remain.
When: Tuesday, October 25. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for light refreshments. The lecture begins at 6:30 p.m.
Where: In person at Stroud Water Research Center, 970 Spencer Rd., Avondale, PA 19311, or online via Zoom.
Cost: Free, thanks to our sponsor Lael Farm, but you must RSVP.
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Doug TallamyDoug Tallamy is the T.A. Baker Professor of Agriculture in the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware. He has authored 106 research publications and taught insect-related courses for 41 years. Chief among his research goals is to better understand the many ways insects interact with plants and how such interactions determine the diversity of animal communities.

His books include “Bringing Nature Home,” “The Living Landscape,” co-authored with Rick Darke, “Nature’s Best Hope,” a New York Times Best Seller, and “The Nature of Oaks,” winner of the American Horticultural Society’s 2022 book award. In 2021 he co-founded Homegrown National Park with Michelle Alfandari. His awards include recognition from The Garden Writers Association, Audubon, The National Wildlife Federation, Allegheny College, The Garden Club of America, and The American Horticultural Association.