The Washington Garden Club will present a program with ecologist Douglas Tallamy Oct. 13 at 5 p.m. at the town hall in Bryan Hall Plaza in Washington.

Mr. Tallamy will discuss our close relationship with all the living things in our environment and the importance of native plants in sustaining these relationships.

Mr. Tallamy is chairman of the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware and the author of " Bringing Nature Home," which will be available at the event.