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Thursday May 24: Greenscreen – Hometown Habitat

In Environment
May 10th, 2018
Dpug Tallamy -Kate Harries photo

Entomologist Doug Tallamy 

from Living Green Barrie

Living Green Barrie will be hosting a screening of Hometown Habitat: Stories of Bringing Nature Home, a 90-minute environmental, education documentary focused on showing how and why native plants are critical to the survival and vitality of local ecosystems.

The event will be held on Thursday May 24 at the Barrie Uptown Theatre (theatre #5 to the right of the concession). Admission is $5 (tickets through EventBrite or pay at the door – cash only).

6:30 pm – Doors open

7:00 pm – Screening of Hometown Habitat

This is a zero-waste event. Please bring your own container for popcorn and fountain drinks. Popcorn will be $1 per scoop and drinks will be based on size.

About the Film

Hometown Habitat features renowned entomologist Dr. Douglas Tallamy, whose research, books and lectures on the use of non-native plants in landscaping, sound the alarm about habitat and species loss. Tallamy provides the narrative thread that challenges the notion that humans are here and nature is someplace else. “It doesn’t have to, and shouldn’t be that way.” Inspiring stories of community commitment to conservation landscaping illustrate Tallamy’s vision by showing how humans and nature can co-exist with mutual benefits.

The message: All of us have the power to support habitat for wildlife and bring natural beauty to our patch of the earth.

The goal: Build a new army of habitat heroes!

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