Come Grow with Us!


You are welcome to visit our next garden club meeting:

Wednesday, July 11th at 7:00 PM

Topic:  Astonishing Beauty and Wisdom of Wildflowers

Speaker:  Glenn Adelson


This month, the program will be presented by Glenn Adelson, the Itinerant Botanist and Director of Environmental Studies at Lake Forest College. Glenn spent a sabbatical year traveling the globe, documenting and photographing wildflowers. He presents high-definition photos of magnificent specimens and discusses why these plants have inspired poets, lovers, and enduring tales in mythology, as well as their contributions to healthcare and science.

Glenn Adelson is Associate Professor and Director of Environmental Studies at Lake Forest College. He holds a Ph.D. in Organismal and Evolutionary Biology from Harvard University and is an editor of Environment: An Interdisciplinary Anthology from Yale University Press and co-author of Biodiversity: Exploring Values and Priorities in Conservation from Blackwell Science.

Spring Valley Nature Center
1111 East Schaumburg Road
Schaumburg, IL 60194
Get Directions  847-985-2100

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