Douglas Tallamy - The Nature of Oaks

Oct
27

Time

 - 

Locations

Dominican Campus

Join Douglas W. Tallamy as he reveals what is going on in oak trees month by month, highlighting the seasonal cycles of life, death, and renewal.

With Bringing Nature Home, Doug Tallamy changed the conversation about gardening in America. His second book, the New York Times bestseller Nature’s Best Hope, urged homeowners to take conservation into their own hands. Now, he is turning his advocacy to one of the most important species of the plant kingdom—the mighty oak tree.

Oaks sustain a complex and fascinating web of wildlife. The Nature of Oaks reveals what is going on in oak trees month by month, highlighting the seasonal cycles of life, death, and renewal. From woodpeckers who collect and store hundreds of acorns for sustenance to the beauty of jewel caterpillars, Tallamy illuminates and celebrates the wonders that occur right in our own backyards. He also shares practical advice about how to plant and care for an oak, along with information about the best oak species for your area. The Nature of Oaks will inspire you to treasure these trees and to act to nurture and protect them.

Please note:

  • This live event will be held at Angelico Hall, Dominican University. Ticket sales are through the University and Transact Campus SmartPay. Because of Covid-19 restrictions, a few special procedures apply:
  • You’ll be asked to register as you purchase the ticket. At the event you’ll have to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination and wear a mask.
  • Your copy of the book will be given to you at the event. There are no books being shipped.
  • All seats are reserved. You’ll need to show a copy of your e-ticket at the event.
  • Transact Campus SmartPay may add a service charge of $1.10

Sponsor(s):
Bee Audacious, 10 x 10 + 10, Marin Chapter California Native Plant Society, Marin Conservation League, Marin Municipal Water District, and Our Water Our World

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