Cherokee Garden Library Lecture: Douglas W. Tallamy Nature’s Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation that Starts in Your Yard

Cherokee Garden Library Lecture: Douglas W. Tallamy Nature’s Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation that Starts in Your Yard

In this new book, award-winning author, Dr. Doug Tallamy, takes the next step and outlines his vision for a grassroots approach to conservation. “Nature’s Best Hope” shows how homeowners everywhere can turn their yards into conservation corridors that provide wildlife habitats.

Through his lecture, walk away with specific suggestions you can incorporate into your own yard. If you’re concerned about doing something good for the environment, “Nature’s Best Hope” is the blueprint you need. By acting now, you can help preserve our precious wildlife—and the planet—for future generations.

Doug Tallamy is a professor in the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware, where he has authored 97 research publications and has taught insect-related courses for 40 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” published by Timber Press in 2007 and was awarded the 2008 Silver Medal by the Garden Writers' Association. “The Living Landscape”, co-authored with Rick Darke, was published in 2014. Doug's new book “Nature's Best Hope” is a New York Times Best Seller. Among his awards are the Garden Club of America Margaret Douglas Medal for Conservation and the Tom Dodd, Jr. Award of Excellence, the 2018 AHS B.Y. Morrison Communication Award and the 2019 Cynthia Westcott Scientific Writing Award.

Book signing and reception will follow the lecture.

Tickets are $25. Reservations are required. For information or tickets, please call 404.814.4150 or visit AtlantaHistoryCenter.com. DISCLAIMER: There is no member ticket discount for this event.

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