BAR HARBOR – Author, Douglas Tallamy,Â of â€śBringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens,â€ť will be speaking about the need for including native plants in oneâ€™s landscape at College of the Atlanticâ€™s Thomas S. Gates, Jr., Community Centerat 7pm on Wednesday July 14th.Â 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 COAâ€™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.
Tallamyâ€™s talkâ€”as engaging and beautifully illustrated as his bookâ€”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 Tallamyâ€™s talk on Wednesday, July 15 at 7 p.m. in COAâ€™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.
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Telephone Number: (207)801-5623