Dr. Stanley Hedeen – Mill Creek, an unnatural stream

Tuesday Jan 3, 2017 at 7:00 – 8:55 p.m. at the Scouting Achievement Center, 10078 Reading Road, Evendale, Oh 45241.

dr-stanley-hedeenDr. Stanley Hedeen will review how pollution and flood control activities have degraded the urban stream.  A native of Evanston, Illinois, Dr. Hedeen received a B.A. in Biology at Augustana College and a Ph.D. in Zoology at the University of Minnesota. He taught ecology for over four decades at Xavier University, where he also variously served as Biology Department Chair and Dean of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Hedeen has published papers on such topics as population ecology, animal behavior, and water pollution, as well as books about the
Little Miami River, the Mill Creek, Big Bone Lick, and the natural history of the Cincinnati region. He has served as a member of the Ohio Biological Survey Steering Committee, the Vice President of the Cincinnati Nature Center, and the Chair of the Hamilton County Environmental Action Commission. Since his retirement, Stan spends most of his time as a collections assistant at the Cincinnati Museum Center.