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Douglas Tallamy will be speaking at College of the Atlantic. Photo courtesy of Tallamy

BAR HARBOR – Author, Douglas Tallamy,  of “Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens,” will be speaking about the need for including native plants in one’s landscape at College of the Atlantic’s Thomas S. Gates, Jr., Community Centerat 7pm on Wednesday July 14th.  The lecture is co-sponsored by the Beatrix Farrand Society and College of the Atlantic.

The following morning at 9am on Thursday, July 15th, Tallamy will be in COA’s George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History, talking with COA faculty member in biology, Stephen Ressel, PhD, on insects, reptiles and other misunderstood critters.

Tallamy’s talk—as engaging and beautifully illustrated as his book—will focus on the benefits of using native plants so that the native insects and the birds that feed on them may thrive. The Chair of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware, Tallamy will have his award-winning book available for purchase and signing after the lecture.

For more information on Tallamy’s talk on Wednesday, July 15 at 7 p.m. in COA’s Gates Center and his informal conversation with Ressel at 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 16 in the Dorr Museum, contact Lynn Berzinis at (207) 801-5625.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Donna gold

Telephone Number: (207)801-5623

Website: http://www.coa.edu

Email: dgold@coa.edu