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CANCELLED – Doug Tallamy Presentation @ Hood College: “Networks for Life: You Role in Stitching the Natural World Together
Sunday, March 22, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This event has been cancelled by Hood College due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) concerns.
- What: Dr. Doug Tallamy, Professor of Entmology at the University of Delaware, will present on the importance of biodiversity, the threats posed by habitat fragmentation, and how we can change traditional landscaping to “reconnect viable habitats.”
- When: Sunday, March 22 from 2 – 4 p.m.
- Where: Hodson Auditorium, Rosentock Hall on the campus of Hood College: 400 Ferndale Ave, Frederick, MD 21701
Dr. 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 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: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens was 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’ was released by Timber Press in February 2020. 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.
The event is co-hosted by Hood College Graduate Studies and HEAT (Hood Environmental Action Team).
Sponsors include Sierra Club Catoctin Group, Robert & Jane Ladner, Interfaith Power & Light (DC.MD.NoVA), Envision Frederick County, Fox Haven Farm, Retreat & Learning Center, Wild Birds Unlimited of Frederick, The Monarch Alliance, Gladhill Tractor, McCormick & Associates Acupuncture, LLC, Native Plant Apparel, LLC, Frederick Friends Meeting, and Common Market.