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John Scharff/Malheur Refuge

OPB | Feb. 1, 1995 7:30 p.m.

Now in his nineties, John Scharff talks about the history of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge, which he managed from its founding in 1935 until 1971. He and his wife Florence Scharff recount the history of the area, where old homesteads crumble as wildlife returns.

First Broadcast: 1995
Producer: Jeff Douglas


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