Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants, Updated and Expanded

byDouglas W. TallamyContribution byRick Darke

April 1, 2009|
Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants, Updated and Expanded by Douglas W. Tallamy
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“A fascinating study of the trees, shrubs, and vines that feed the insects, birds, and other animals in the suburban garden.” —The New York Times
 
As development and habitat destruction accelerate, there are increasing pressures on wildlife populations. In Bringing Nature Home, Douglas W. Tallamy reveals the unbreakable link between native plant species and native wildlife—native insects cannot, or will not, eat alien plants. When native plants disappear, the insects disappear, impoverishing the food source for birds and other animals.
 
But there is an important and simple step we can all take to help reverse this alarming trend: everyone with access to a patch of earth can make a significant contribution toward sustaining biodiversity by simply choosing native plants. By acting on Douglas Tallamy's practical and achievable recommendations, we can all make a difference.
 
Douglas W. Tallamy is a professor of entomology and wildlife ecology at the University of Delaware. He has been awared a silver medal by the Garden Writers’ Association, the Garden Club of America Margaret Douglas Medal for Conservation, and the Tom Dodd, Jr. Award of Excellence. Tallamy is a regular columnist for Garden Design ...
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Title:Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants, Updated and Expanded
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:360 pages, 9 X 6.06 X 0.81 in
Shipping dimensions:360 pages, 9 X 6.06 X 0.81 in
Published:April 1, 2009
Publisher:Timber Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780881929928

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