City Life vs. Country Life (Rich Maaske, Environmental Specialist)

Rich Maaske is an environmental specialist. Hear how he deals with human development on working landscapes.

Transcript: City Life vs. Country Life

When you have people who have lived in the city their whole life move out into the country and have never been in the country before, you have a way of life that you've been used to. But when move out into the rural setting, there's a way of life out there. And the two have to balance each other and respect each other. And, yes, there are some instances where there are problems, but those problems can be worked out with communication and understanding, again, of basically our background, the resources that are around us and how we can best use our backgrounds and our communication to help each other live together in harmony so to speak -- as we live in harmony with nature. That can be done.

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