Museum Lunchtime Speaker: Tim Hoellein, PH.d, Aquatic Biologist

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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.

July 8: Tim Hoellein Ph.d, Loyola University. Hoellein’s work as an aquatic ecologist in Loyola’s biology department focuses on litter and its effects on aquatic wildlife. He is a member of the Friends-initiated Litter Free Task Force Committee examining trash on the waterway.

For more of this season's lineup click here.