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Nature’s Best Hope: An Evening with Doug Tallamy and special musical guests KeySoundSoul

Things To Know

Recent headlines about global insect declines 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. Author, Doug 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. Enjoy pre & post-presentation performances with top local musicians from KeySoundSoul.

Event Date & Time

Friday, October 29, 2021
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Keynote Addresss with Doug Tallamy 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
KeySoundSoul 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Book Signing with Dr. Tallamy immediately following presentation 8:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

The Shop at Bok Native Plant Sale
Put Dr. Tallamy’s wisdom to work in your home landscape and garden with beautiful native plants and shrubs. All participants will receive a 10% coupon on the purchase of native plants at The Shop at Bok. Members receive an extra 10%! Coupon valid through November 30.


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This event will be hosted on the Oval Lawn. Attendees will need to bring chairs or blankets for seating.

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Please Note:

Ticket price includes general admission to the Gardens. Tickets are available for purchase at www.boktower.org, in person at the Visitor Center or by phone at 863-734-1222. All programs and classes promptly begin at stated time and visitors are encouraged to arrive at least 10 minutes before class begins for check-in. Check-in begins 30 minutes prior to the class start time. Culinary events are demonstration based and late arrivals may not be accommodated. For classes held after 5 pm, the entrance gate will stay open for an additional 30 minutes after the start time. Once the gate closes, late arrivals will not be admitted. Due to the nature of culinary events held at the Outdoor Kitchen, Bok Tower Garden may attempt, but cannot guarantee, to accommodate food allergies. Dogs are not permitted at any educational program.


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