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”.




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