February 2022 GLLA Lunch and Leadership via Zoom

February 24, 2022 12:00PM - 1:00PM


Contact: For more information, contact Kara Kelly, Program Coordinator, at glla.msu.edu

This February, Lunch and Leadership features John Hartig, Visiting Scholar at University of Windsor’s Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research and the Great Lakes Science-Policy Advisor for the International Association for Great Lakes Research. For 14 years, he served as Refuge Manager for the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge. John has received numerous awards for his work, including a 2018 Honor Award for Meritorious Service from U.S. Department of Interior, 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, and the 2015 Conservationist of the Year Award from the John Muir Association. He has authored or co-authored over 100 publications on the environment, including five books. John’s recent book titled Waterfront Porch won a 2020 Next Generation Indie Book Award in the “nature/environment” category. 

Join us to learn what it takes to be a successful leader in this field and how John exemplifies leadership for the common good in his work and daily life. 


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