Author: Take better care of ‘your’ environment

Douglas Tallamy, professor of entomology and wildlife ecology at the University of Delaware and author of the book “Bringing Nature Home,” delivered a presentation last week at Lincoln University’s Scruggs Center on the importance of preserving and maintaining an ecological balance and biodiversity.

Douglas Tallamy, professor of entomology and wildlife ecology at the University of Delaware and author of the book “Bringing Nature Home,” delivered a presentation last week at Lincoln University’s Scruggs Center on the importance of preserving and maintaining an ecological balance and biodiversity. Photo by Julie Smith.

“Nobody can live without wild things,” author and professor Douglas Tallamy said Thursday. “You don’t have to like them but everyone needs them.”

Tallamy was the inaugural speaker at what Lincoln University’s Native Plants program hopes will be an annual series featuring experts in the environment and sustainable living.

The chairman of entomology and wildlife ecology at the University of Delaware spoke to more than 200 nature enthusiasts, who responded to his poignant, yet humorous lecture with a standing ovation.

A major point of his “Bringing Nature Home” presentation was how humans may need to rethink their approach to ....

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