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Ethics in Leadership Series

Doug Tallamy, Environmental Activist

Homegrown National Parks; Building Networks for Life
Tuesday, March 5, 2024
7 p.m., ONLINE ONLY – Live on Facebook at

Doug Tallamy is a professor, author, and renowned speaker who will address challenges within our ecosystems with solutions such as reducing lawn, planting natives, and removing invasive species. 

This lecture is sponsored by D.B. Reinhart for Ethics in Leadership and promoted as part of Wisconsin’s statewide Leopold celebrations.  Find other La Crosse Leopold events here.  

About the Author

Doug Tallamy is the T. A. Baker Professor of Agriculture in the department of entomology and wildlife ecology at the University of Delaware, where he has authored 106 research publications and has taught insect-related courses for 41 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 was published by Timber Press in 2007; The Living Landscape, co-authored with Rick Darke, was published in 2014; Nature's Best Hope, a New York Times bestseller, was released in February 2020, and his latest book, The Nature of Oaks, was released in March 2021.

His awards include recognition from The Garden Writer’s Association, Audubon, The National Wildlife Federation, Western Carolina University, The Garden Club of America, and The American Horticultural Association. Doug lives with his wife, Cindy, on their restored property in Oxford.


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