The Chapel
Community Event

The Nature of Oaks: An Author’s Talk with Douglas W. Tallamy

Join us for an Author's Talk with Doug W. Tallamy, NY Times bestselling author of The Nature of Oaks.

Acclaimed conservationist and New York Times bestselling author, Douglas W. Tallamy, will be joining us at Dix Park to share his work, research, and advocacy around the importance of our living landscapes, the rich ecology of our most essential native trees, and how we can contribute to a more sustainable environment in our own backyards.

This event is hosted by the Dix Park Conservancy in partnership with Raleigh Parks and the Oak Folk Collaborative.

Learn more about Douglas and his work:

Homegrown National Park
University of Delaware

Event Schedule:

5:30 pm - Doors Open
6:00 - 7:30 pm - Welcoming Remarks, Doug Tallamy Talk, followed by Q&A and Book Signing

Location: The Chapel, 1030 Richardson Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603

Tickets: This is a ticketed event. Tickets are $20 for general admission. 



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Dix Park continues to strive to be accessible and welcoming for visitors, including those with disabilities. Currently, portions of Dix Park, including some areas where programs and events occur, have uneven surfaces and are not fully accessible. Accessibility is a primary focus for early park improvements and all future planning and development.

Parking: Accessible parking spaces are available in all lots.

Restrooms: Accessible port-a-johns are located at the Big Field and Flowers Field. Indoor accessible restrooms are available in the newly renovated Chapel.

Programs and events: Raleigh Parks Inclusion Services works with community members to support participation. To request a program modification based on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please complete and submit the Accommodation Request Form or contact Inclusion Services staff at 919-996-2147 or


Contact Dix Park Staff at 919-996-3255 or