In 2002, the Canadian Rivers Institute initiated its annual lecture series by conferring of an Honorary Doctoral Degree to Dr. H.B.N. Hynes.
Dr. H.B. Noel Hynes is the world’s most renowned freshwater biologist and a Distinguished Emeritus Professor at the University of Waterloo. Referred to as "the father of running water ecology", he has published extensively, including his definitive textbook on river ecology, The Ecology of Running Waters.
The Water Institute and Canadian Rivers Institute are co-hosting the 2018 Hynes Lecturer, Dr. Margaret A. Palmer, who will be presenting, "Restoration, watershed context, and biogeochemical processes: from streams to wetlands."
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