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2013 Book Festival Author
Doug Tallamy

Doug Tallamy, author of Bringing Nature Home, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology and director of the Center for Managed Ecosystems at the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware. In addition to his book, he has authored 78 research articles and has taught insect taxonomy, behavioral ecology, and other courses for 31 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.

Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens was first published by Timber Press in 2007. It was awarded the 2008 silver medal by the Garden Writer's Association. A revised and updated edition, Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants, was published in 2009. The book is noted for its clear writing and compelling arguments for ecologically healthy gardening.

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