The Greening of Detroit – show 5

Rebecca Salminen WittRebecca Salminen Witt has dedicated herself for the past 13 years to greening of Detroit. And she has her job cut out for her. More than half the citizens have moved out. Houses are selling for as low as $15,000.00. And one recent article, an estimated 40 acres of land inside Detroit’s city limits are abandoned. Is that the bad news? Or is that the good news? Listen in!

About my guest: Rebecca Salminen Witt is the President of The Greening of Detroit, a non-profit organization devoted to promoting planting, environmental education and environmental advocacy in the City of Detroit. You can contact Rebecca here: rebecca (at) greeningofdetroit (dot) com;

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