Friends of the Foundation Dinner

Friends of the Foundation Dinner

Friday, May 15, 2020

The Iroquois Boating & Fishing Club, Conneaut Lake, PA

10733 Konneyaut Trail, Conneaut Lake, PA 16316

5:30pm Social hour & Chinese Auction, 6:30pm Dinner & Presentation

Join us for a celebration of forest conservation and this vibrant community!

 

Keynote Speaker: Doug Tallamy

"Nature's Best Hope"

Recent headlines about global insect declines, the impending extinction of one million species worldwide, and three billion fewer birds in North America are a bleak reality check about how ineffective our current landscape designs have been at sustaining the plants and animals that sustain us. Such losses are not an option if we wish to continue our current standard of living on Planet Earth. The good news is that none of this is inevitable. Tallamy will discuss simple steps that each of us can- and must- take to reverse declining biodiversity and will explain why we, ourselves, are nature’s best hope.

Doug Tallamy is a professor in the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware, where he has authored 88 research publications and has taught Insect Taxonomy, Behavioral Ecology, Humans and Nature, Insect Ecology, and other courses for 36 years. Chief among his research goals is to better understand the many ways insects interact with plants and how such interactions determine the diversity of animal communities. His book Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens was published by Timber Press in 2007 and was awarded the 2008 Silver Medal by the Garden Writers' Association. The Living Landscape, co-authored with Rick Darke, was published in 2014. Among his awards are the Garden Club of America Margaret Douglas Medal for Conservation and the Tom Dodd, Jr. Award of Excellence.

Sponsored by Ernst Conservation Seeds

Please RSVP no later than May 1st. You can submit payment via Paypal or by downloading the invitation below and mailing your RSVP with payment to: The Foundation for Sustainable Forests, 22418 Firth Rd., Spartansburg, PA 16433.

RSVP to Attend

The cost is $32 per person. There will be a Chinese Auction and a Cash Bar, so please bring cash!

Number Attending

When you RSVP, you will be directed to a webform to list names of attendees and your choice of entree. Please indicate any dietary restrictions in the notes section when you checkout at Paypal.

To mail in your RSVP, download the invitation here.

Questions? Contact Annie Maloney at amsocci@foundationforsustainableforests.org.

 

Directions to the Iroquois Boating & Fishing Club