Museum Lunchtime Speaker: Jennifer Wasik, MWRD Environmental Scientist

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This summer’s McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum Lunchtime Lecture series includes a researcher who studies plastics and wildlife, a parks official on the positive effects of removing dams, and the design aspects of riverside development.

The weekly series is held on Mondays July 8 through August 26 from 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. on the museum’s plaza on the Chicago Riverwalk. The museum is located in the southwest bridgetower at Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive in Chicago.

The speaker series is free.

Aug. 19: Jennifer Wasik, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District. Wasik is the Principal Environmental Scientist for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, which manages sewage and stormwater. Wasik's areas of expertise include water quality, fish, and phosphorous reduction.

The entire season's lineup of speakers can be found here.