Lecture Series: The Nature of Oaks

Thursday, February 3, 2022 @ 10:00am
Wing Haven
This event combines a "live" in-person event with a "virtual" online component. See below for more details.

Hybrid program offering: Speaker will be remote. Registrants can attend in-person and enjoy viewing from the comfort of our Education Building or virtually via Zoom.

Speaker: Doug Tallamy - Entomologist, Professor, Author

Once we have decided to restore the ecological integrity of our human-dominated landscapes, we need to decide what plants to add to our properties. Oaks are superior landscape trees throughout most of the U.S. because of their many ecological and aesthetic attributes. 

Using activity on the oaks in his yard each month of the year as examples, Tallamy will compare oak species to other popular shade trees in terms of their ability to support animal diversity, protect watersheds, and sequester carbon dioxide. Learning that oaks provide life support to thousands of species may motivate us to return more of these essential trees to our built landscapes.

Thank you to our 2022 Lecture Series Sponsors!

Title Sponsor: Blackhawk Garden Center

Silver Sponsor: Charlotte Lit

Bronze Sponsors: Atlantic Landscape Supplies and Living Color 

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$10 - $30 · Call 704.331.0664 to order.

Thursday, February 3, 2022 @ 10:00am · tickets · add to calendar 2022-02-03 10:00:00 2022-02-03 13:00:00 America/New_York Lecture Series: The Nature of Oaks https://charlottecultureguide.com/event/427160/lecture-series-the-nature-of-oaks Wing Haven, 260 Ridgewood Avenue, Charlotte, NC, 28209

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