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Doug Tallamy on The Nature of Oaks

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October 5, 2022 • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Did you know…
Oaks are the best soil stabilizers?
Oaks and blue jays evolved together?
Oaks make great street trees?
Oaks’ excellent leaf litter protects soil communities?

Learn more about these incomparable trees and the tremendous diversity of life they support!

Kingston Greenways Association is delighted to welcome Doug Tallamy via ZOOM. He is the T. A. Baker Professor of Agriculture in the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware, where he has authored 106 research publications and has 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 book Bringing Nature Home was published by Timber Press in 2007, The Living Landscape, co-authored with Rick Darke, was published in 2014; Nature’s Best Hope, a New York Times Best Seller, was released in February 2020, and his latest book The Nature of Oaks was released by Timber press in March 2021.

In 2021 he cofounded Homegrown National Park with Michelle Alfandari. His awards include recognition from The Garden Writer’s Association, Audubon, The National Wildlife Federation, The Garden Club of America, and The American Horticultural Association.

Space is limited. Please email Tari no later than Monday, October 3rd to reserve a spot, and the meeting link will be sent to you.


October 5, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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