Learn how to keep yards and gardens in good working order with Professor Doug Tallamy. He will discuss the important ecological roles of the plants in landscapes, emphasize the ecological, educational, physical, and emotional benefits of designing landscapes with these roles in mind, and explore the consequences of failing to do so. Managing landscapes in this crowded world carries both moral and ecological responsibilities that can no longer be ignored. Well-known and respected entomologist Doug Tallamy has a fan-base throughout America based on his lively speaking style, knowledgeable awareness of nature and his ability to share the impact of what we do to the environment through our land stewardship. Doug is currently professor and chair of the department of entomology and wildlife ecology at the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware, where he has taught insect taxonomy, behavioral ecology, and other subjects. Doug won the Silver Medal from the Garden Writer's Association for his book, Bringing Nature Home, which has become an instant and long-lasting classic. No charge. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Registration recommended. Register online or call 203-762-6334.