Nature Speaks is a part of our Education and Outreach programs and is a collaboration with our partner, the Prospect Heights Public Library.


The series will feature four speakers annually, one each season and is designed to bring important national and regional speakers to Prospect Heights to discuss important, informative and entertaining topics affecting our city, our state and our planet.


All programs take place at the Prospect Heights Public Library's Borland meeting room and start promptly at 7:00. Nature Speaks is free admission but registration is necessary. Please register by calling or visiting the information desk at the library, 847.259.3500 ext. 35 or register on line at and go to the events calendar and click on the event.

November 29, 2018 - Joel Greenberg

Author and Naturalist.


"Hope is the Thing with Feathers: American and Three Birds"


Join us as we welcome renown  Author and Naturalist, Joel Greenberg. His presentation "Hope is a Thing with Feathers: Americans and Three Birds",  takes a look at three birds, each representing a different outcome at the hands of people.




June 26, 2019 - Bill Kleiman

Nachusa Grasslands Project Director


"Nachusa Grasslands:  30 Years of  Protecting and Restoring Habitat"


Please join us as we welcome Bill Kleiman for his  presentation "Nachusa Grasslands:  30 Years of  Protecting and Restoring Habitat".


Thirty years ago, it was a radical notion to attempt to purchase and restore a semblance of the lost Illinois landscape. Today because of the efforts of people like Bill Kleiman, it has become more commonplace.




Prospect Heights Natural Resources Commission

8 N. Elmhurst Road

Prospect Heights, IL. 60070

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