Prospect Heights Natural Resources Commission
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 http://www.phpl.info/ and go to the events calendar and click on the event.
Venue Change - Due to Covid-19 this will be a virtual Zoom presentation. Upon registration, you will be sent a link to the event as it gets closer to the date.
Thursday, June 25th 2020 - Izabella Redlinski
Conservation Ecologist at the Field Museum.
7:00- 8:30 PM
“Restoring in the Face of Climate Change”
Climate change is here and it is affecting our everyday life as well as the ecosystems surrounding us and the organisms that live in them. At the same time people are realizing all the benefits natural areas provide - including carbon storage as a way of combating climate change. There are many local, regional and national efforts to restore native habitat, but how is the work being performed?