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Reintroducing The Natural World To The Detroit River

Dr. John Hartig on creating and fostering urban conservation initiatives.
Dr. John Hartig on creating and fostering urban conservation initiatives.
Dr. John Hartig on creating and fostering urban conservation initiatives.
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Dr. John Hartig on creating and fostering urban conservation initiatives.

With 30 years of practical experience in environmental science and natural resource management, Dr. John Hartig is currently the Refuge Manager for the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge, bringing the natural world back to the waterways in the automobile capital of America. 

John Hartig spoke with the Cincinnati Zoo's Thane Maynard about these efforts and his book, Bringing Conservation to Cities: Lessons from Building the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge.

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