May 2022 Virtual Forum

Robin Creek Watershed-Stakeholder’s Sense of Place, Socio-demographic Profile, and Riparian Zone Biodiversity

The Augustana College Environmental Studies department will share the findings from their assessment of the Robin Creek Watershed, a tributary of Duck Creek. Listen as students and faculty present their findings about stakeholder’s sense of place and the biodiversity of the riparian corridor, as well as the potential implications for resilience to future disturbances and stresses. 

Join us on Tuesday, May 17th from 12-1pm for this free forum about Robin Creek Watershed studies! Register today at

Robin Creek Watershed Reports

About the Speakers
  • Veronica Cervantes is a senior majoring in biology and environmental studies. Veronica is an Illinois native and hopes to attend graduate school in ecology.
  • Madison Mayer is a senior majoring in environmental studies, public health, and biology. She is an Illinois native and enjoys running cross country. 
  • Dr. Kevin Geedey is an aquatic ecologist by training and teaches in the biology department at Augustana. He has spent the past nine summers mentoring undergraduates tackling a diverse array of urban and agricultural watershed research topics.
  • Dr. Sarah Lashley is an environmental sociologist and teaches in the environmental studies program at Augustana. Her research interests focus on the intersection of environmental justice and conflict management. 
  • Dr. Michael Reisner is the director of the Upper Mississippi Center Center for Sustainable Communities at Augustana. He also teaches in the environmental studies program and has a background in environmental policy and forest ecology.
Dr. Kevin Geedey
Dr. Sarah Lashley
Dr. Michael Reisner