Lecture on saving Blanding's turtle population set for Jan. 24 in Prospect Heights
The Prospect Heights Natural Resources Commission and the Prospect Heights Public Library are co-sponsoring "On the Brink of Extinction, Efforts to Save the Endangered Blanding's Turtle in DuPage County" 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Prospect Heights Public Library, 12 N. Elm St. The presentation will be given by Dan Thompson, a wildlife ecologist with the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County. He has been working to save the turtle populatiol since 1996. Admission is free, but guests are asked to register at the library's information desk; at (847) 259-3500, ext. 35;, or at www.phpl.info.