Douglas Tallamy

The Nature of Oaks

Live, in person, at Angelico Concert Hall,
Dominican University of California

Wednesday, October 27, 7:00 PM PST

Get a ticket for this in-person event and pick up a complementary copy
of Doug’s new book, The Nature of Oaks, when you arrive at
Angelico Concert Hall on October 27th.

Join Douglas W. Tallamy as he reveals what is going on in oak trees month by month, highlighting the seasonal cycles of life, death, and renewal.

“A timely and much needed call to plant, protect, and delight in these diverse, life-giving giants.” —David George Haskell, author of The Forest Unseen and The Songs of Trees

“An affectionate yet scientifically rich look at an essential ingredient of the environment… A welcome addition to any tree hugger’s library.” Kirkus

With Bringing Nature Home, Doug Tallamy changed the conversation about gardening in America. His second book, the New York Times bestseller Nature’s Best Hope, urged homeowners to take conservation into their own hands. Now, he is turning his advocacy to one of the most important species of the plant kingdom—the mighty oak tree.

Oaks sustain a complex and fascinating web of wildlife. The Nature of Oaks reveals what is going on in oak trees month by month, highlighting the seasonal cycles of life, death, and renewal. From woodpeckers who collect and store hundreds of acorns for sustenance to the beauty of jewel caterpillars, Tallamy illuminates and celebrates the wonders that occur right in our own backyards. He also shares practical advice about how to plant and care for an oak, along with information about the best oak species for your area. The Nature of Oaks will inspire you to treasure these trees and to act to nurture and protect them.

Get a ticket for this in-person event and pick up a complementary copy of Doug’s new book, The Nature of Oaks, when you arrive at Angelico Concert Hall on October 27th.

Please note: This live event will be held at Angelico Hall, Dominican University. Ticket sales are through the University and Transact Campus SmartPay. Because of Covid-19 restrictions, a few special procedures apply:

  • You’ll be asked to register as you purchase the ticket. At the event you’ll have to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination and wear a mask.
  • Your copy of the book will be given to you at the event. There are no books being shipped.
  • All seats are reserved. You’ll need to show a copy of your e-ticket at the event.
  • Transact Campus SmartPay may add a service charge of $1.10

About Douglas

Douglas W. Tallamy is a professor in the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware, where he has taught insect-related courses for 40 years. His most recent book with Timber Press, Nature’s Best Hope, is a New York Times Best Seller.

Presented By

Dominican University of California Institute for Leardership Studies

Book Passage

Sponsored By

Domenican University of California

© 2021 Dominican University of California. All rights reserved.