During 2017-2018, Dr. Hartig served as a Fulbright Scholar at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo, Ontario. For 14 years he served as Refuge Manager for the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge. John has received a number of awards for his work, including the 2017 Community Peacemaker Award from Wayne State University's Center for Peace and Conflict Studies, the 2016 Edward G. Voss Conservation Science Award from Michigan Nature Association, the 2015 Conservationist of the Year Award from the John Muir Association, and the 2013 Conservation Advocate of the Year Award from the Michigan League of Conservation Voters.
John has authored and co-authored over 100 publications on the environment.
In addition the publications, John has published five books: Waterfront Porch; Bringing Conservation to Cities; Burning Rivers; Honoring Our Detroit River, Caring for Our Home; and Under RAPs: Toward Grassroots Ecological Democracy in the Great Lakes Basin.
Great Lakes scientist, Fulbright Scholar, author, and conservationist working to accelerate the sustainability transition
Dr. John Hartig is currently a Visiting Scholar at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research at the University of Wiindsor. The focus of his Fulbright is multi-disciplinary research on cleanup of the Great Lakes. Dr. Hartig also serves as the Great Lakes Science-Policy Adviser for the International Association for Great Lakes Research.
Opening the conversation on conservation, urban environmental management, and more.
Dr. Hartig is trained as a limnologist with 30 years of experience in environmental management and conservation. His particular interest is linking science with policy/management. He has authored or co-authored over 100 publications on the Great Lakes, including a 2014 book titled Bringing Conservation to Cities that won a Gold Medal from the Nonfiction Authors Association and a 2010 book titled Burning Rivers that was a 2011 Green Book Festival winner in the “scientific” category.
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