Experts at UD

Douglas Tallamy

Entomology & Wildlife Ecology

Phone: (302) 831-1304


Office: 250B Townsend Hall

Journalists: Andrea Boyle Tippett (UD Media Relations) can assist with interview requests for this expert. 302-831-1421,

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Chairperson, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology
Professor, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology
Professor, Biological Sciences

In The News:
Over The Fence: There is something we can all do to combat invasive species (Reading Eagle Online)
The beauty, and benefit, of the garden in decay (Waterdown Daily Times)
Native plants help preserve the food web (Union Democrat)
Concern over firefly decline yields need for conservation plan in Delaware (WDDE)
Does your garden need a fall cleanup? Not so fast. (Washington Post)

UDaily Articles:
Chickadees symbolic of healthy ecosystems
UD professor stresses importance of helping moths, a key component in food webs
UD partnership with Mt. Cuba aims to make 'eco-friendly' a selling point for modern gardeners
UD professor, graduate look at effects of non-native plants on herbivores
UD professors honored for work on sustainable landscape project

biological sciences, entomology, wildlife ecology