Bringing Home Nature Author to Speak at UNCW Oct. 17

Bringing Home Nature by Douglas W. Tallamy

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Wilmington, N.C. - Douglas W. Tallamy, author of Bringing Home Nature, will discuss the importance of native gardening, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 17, at Lumina Theater in the Fisher Student Center.

His presentation, sponsored by the UNCW Environmental Studies Department and the Cape Fear Audobon Society, is free and open to the public.

Tallamy is a professor and the chair of the Entomology and Wildlife Ecology department at the University of Delaware, where he has been studying insects and their role in the environment for more than 20 years. His research areas focus on the impact of alien plants on native ecosystems, the interactions between plants and insects, and the conservation of biodiversity.

Media Contact: Andrea Weaver, Office of University Relations, weavera@uncw.edu, 910-962-7631.