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.

All Nature Speaks talks will have an option of in-person or as a virtual Zoom presentations.  After registration, the library will send you a link to the event as it gets closer to the date.

October 20th, 2022 - Dan Jaffe Wilder

A Zoom Presentation 7:00 - 8:30

"Kill Your Lawn"


Dan Jaffe Wilder is an ecologist, horticulturist, and botanist with over fifteen years’ experience working with native plants and their associated ecology.


In this presentation, Dan Jaffe Wilder will talk about the various options available to us, from whole lawn replacement to strategies for reducing inputs and increasing ecological value.


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Prospect Heights Natural Resources Commission

8 N. Elmhurst Road

Prospect Heights, IL. 60070

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