Museum Lunchtime Speaker: Karen Murchie, Migratory Fish Expert


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. 12: Karen Murchie, PH.d, Shedd Aquarium. Murchie, as Shedd Aquarium’s director of freshwater research, oversees a staff of research biologists engaged in freshwater biodiversity conservation efforts. Her talk will focus on migratory fishes.

For this season's complete lineup click here.