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:
Songbird lessons take DC 3rd graders from local trees to Central America (Bay Journal)
Let's talk about birds - and butterflies
Op-ed: The Ups and Downs of the Bradford Pear (The New York Times)
How to save nature, one backyard at a time (Mother Nature Network)
This LED bulb also houses a bug zapper, but will it work on mosquitoes? (Yahoo News)
Unusually warm temps bring bugs out in winter (WDDE-FM)
Gardening trends for 2016 focus on eco-sensitive ways to save water and pets (The Seattle Times Online)
The Chickadee?s Guide to Gardening (The New York Times)
Save the pollinators? It's not as simple as "plant native plants" (The Patriot-News Online)
Plants aren't just for decoration: Use them to improve soil, attract wildlife (The Windsor Star Online)

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