February Author Lecture: Dr. Doug Tallamy

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Date/Time
Sunday, February 23, 2020
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location
Manassas Park Community Center

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Mark your calendars!

February’s Author Lecture this year will be given by renowned entomologist and ecologist Doug Tallamy. Dr. Tallamy will have his new book available for signing, Nature’s Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation that Starts in Your Yard. (Timber Press, Available February 4, 2020)

This event is free and open to the general public. Refreshments will be served. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. with lecture to begin around 3 p.m. Copies of the books will be available for sale and signing after the lecture.

Doug Tallamy is a quiet revolutionary and a hero of our time, taking back the future one yard at a time. In Nature’s Best Hope, he shows how each of us can help turn our cities, towns and world into engines of biodiversity and human health.” —Richard Louv, author of The Nature Principle and Last Child in the Woods.

Doug Tallamy

Doug Tallamy
Photo: University of Delaware

Doug Tallamy is a professor in the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware, where he has authored 95 research publications and has taught insect related courses for 39 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 book Bringing Nature Home was awarded the 2008 Silver Medal by the Garden Writers’ Association. The Living Landscape, co-authored with Rick Darke, was published in 2014.  Among his awards are the Garden Club of America Margaret Douglas Medal for Conservation and the Tom Dodd, Jr. Award of Excellence, and the 2018 AHS B.Y. Morrison Communication Award.

View or download the Author Lecture flier (PDF).

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  1. Elizabeth Train says:

    Does this event require registration? I don’t see a link.