Because our yards and gardens are part of the terrestrial ecosystems that sustain humans and the life around us, it is essential that we keep them in working order. Tallamy will discuss the important ecological roles of the plants in our landscapes, emphasize the benefits of designing
landscapes with these roles in mind, and explore the consequences of
failing to do so. Managing landscapes in this crowded world carries
both moral and ecological responsibilities that we can no longer ignore.
About the speaker:
He is a professor and the chair of the Entomology and Wildlife Ecology department there, where he has been studying insects and their role in the environment for over 20 years. Among his research areas are:
You can learn more about Doug's professional accomplishments at his University page.