Experts

Douglas Tallamy



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Professor

Entomology and Wildlife Ecology


Professor

Biological Sciences

UD Media Relations staffers are happy to assist journalists with interview requests for this expert.

302-831-NEWS
mediarelations@udel.edu

Areas of Expertise

  • 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.

Contact Information

302-831-1304

dtallamy@udel.edu