Entomology & Wildlife Ecology
Phone: (302) 831-1304
Office: 250B Townsend Hall
Journalists: Katy O'Connell (Communications Manager) can assist with interview requests for this expert. 302-831-1355, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Researches how plants that evolved elsewhere impact food webs and biodiversity.
- Tallamy speaks nationwide about his concerns that the approach to gardening must change. He contends the widespread planting of ornamental plants, native to other parts of the world, is creating ecosystem-wide problems.
- Author of best-selling garden book, "Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants."
- Has been featured/interviewed by New York Times, NPR, Associated Press, and various other outlets.
- Can also discuss entomology, human population growth and its impact on biodiversity, and extinction risk.
Chairperson, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology
Professor, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology
Professor, Biological Sciences
In The News:
Put a song in your garden (Associated Press)
Sandy?s devastating tree legacy and what homeowners can do to prevent a 'next time' (Mother Nature Network & Huffington Post)
Bringing nature home (The Journal Times)
Banner year for bugs? (Mother Nature Network)
Bugs, Birds, Blossoms: Biodiversity's Crucial Connections (Hartford Courant website)
Learn the difference between weeds and wildflowers (Dallas Morning News)
Come hither, bumblebee, and pollinate (New York Times)
Native Flowers Help Birds, Insects, Ecosystem (Associated Press)
Gardening with Native Plants (Science Friday, NPR)
To feed the birds, first feed the bugs (New York Times)