Against the Grain

Rebuilding Habitats in Our Yards

We are living through the sixth great extinction of species and governments are almost nothing to curb it. Scientist Douglas Tallamy, however, proposes a blueprint for a grassroots effort to restore habitat in a meaningful way, seeing nature not as something to be preserved in parks and reserves far from us, but all around us in our cities and suburbs, farmlands and ranches. (Full-length interview.)


Douglas W. Tallamy, Nature’s Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation That Starts in Your Yard Timber Press, 2020