Nature Speaks Videos

November 30th, 2017 - Rachel Goad

Manager of Plants of Concern, headquartered at the Chicago Botanic Garden.

January 23, 2018 - Stephen Packard

"Rare Animals. Rare Plants. Rare People. Adventures in Chicagoland Conservation"

April 19, 2018 - Allison Sacerdote-Velat

"Smooth Greensnake Conservation in Northern Illinois."

April 16, 2019 - Terry Miesle

"Chasing the Rusty-Patched Bumblebee"



October 20th, 2020 - Gavin Pretor-Pinney

“Cloudspotting for Beginners”


June 25th, 2020 - Izabella Redlinski.

“Restoring in the Face of Climate Change”


November 19th, 2020 - Dr. Doug Tallamy

“Natures Best Hope”


January 28th, 2021 - Chris Helzer

“All the little things”

April 22nd, 2021 - Dan Shilling

“Aldo Leopold Listens to the Southwest”

June 24th, 2021 - Stanley Temple

“Wilderness Preservation, Natural Resource Management and Harmony with Nature”


September 21, 2021 - Dr. Allison Sacerdote-Velat

"Direct Effects of an Invasive buckthorn Metabolite on Amphibian Embryo Survival and Development."




January 20, 2022 - Dr. Alice Bell

"Our Biggest Experiment - The Epic History of the Climate Crisis"




April 21, 2022 - Dr. David Schwaegler

"Lake in the Hills Fen"



June 23, 2022 - Dr. Robert Zarr

"Making the Case for Nature Prescriptions: What’s New and What’s Next"




October 20th, 2022 - Dan Jaffe Wilder

"Kill Your Lawn!"



January 26th, 2023 - Kevin Griebenow

"Understanding Floods and Water Management -  How Much is it Going to Rain and When Will the Water Come Roaring Through Here?"



April 20th, 2023 - Peter Cairns

"SCOTLAND: A Rewilding Journey"






October 19th, 2023 - Gerould Wilhelm

“A Conversation with Dr. Gerould Wilhelm”




February 22nd, 2024 - Kathleen Garness

“Inspiring Young Artists Through Nature and Conservation”.



April 25, 2024  Commissioners from the Prospect Heights Natural Resources Commission

“Ten Years of Restoration in Prospect Heights”.




Prospect Heights Natural Resources Commission

8 N. Elmhurst Road

Prospect Heights, IL. 60070

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