“Bringing Nature Home” with Dr. Doug Tallamy, Professor and Chair of Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology and Director of the Center for Managed Ecosystems at the University of Delaware.
Monday, Oct. 15
Astroth Community Education Center Auditorium, Heartland Community College, Normal, Ill.
Dr. Tallamy will discuss the important ecological roles of native plants in our landscapes, emphasizing the benefits of designing gardens with these roles in mind, and exploring the consequences of failing to do so. He is the author of the 2007 book “Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens,” which was awarded the 2008 silver medal by the Garden Writer’s Association. Co-sponsored by John Wesley Powell Audubon and the Illinois Chapter of The Wild Ones.