What did Pete Smerud, Wolf Ridge’s Executive Director learn on his trip to several Nature Reserves in southern China?
Listen to Pete Smerud’s interview with Jeff Johnson on 95.1 The One.
In this blog series, Wolf Ridge Executive Director Peter Smerud talks about his recent trip to southern China. Wolf Ridge was selected as the model to follow as China builds out its environmental infrastructure. Pete was sent by The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. The trip was funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs through their Professional Fellows Program. The Mangrove Conservation Foundation hosted the trip on the China side of the ocean.
“The National Committee on US-China Relations believes that people to people communication and exchange is always important, and particularly when challenges exist in bilateral relations. Particularly on the subject of the environment and climate change, the US and China need to work together. Environmental education is critically important to address these issues.” – Margot Landman, The National Committee on U.S. – China Relations