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2327, NH/03
Natural Heroes

Speaker: Hawley, Julia, 1966 - 0, Interviewee, Female, Advisor for enviromental solutions and rural development.
Speaker: Hyde, C, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Describes early childhood in rural Worcestershire stimulated interest in natural history. Details staff and degree at Bangor University in Agriculture and Forestry. Chronicles numerous initatives in stimulating rural business and conservation. Comments on her own work assisting surveys for the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), and work for the Countryside Stewardship Scheme (CSS). Talks about Hall Farm being used for educating children, conservation and land management. Outlines the various studies and record keeping of several types of wildlife such as dragonfly. Gives her views on the future of maintaining natural habitats and successes to date.
Place of birth: Birmingham
Education: Bangor University
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation: Farmer
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Melton Mowbray
Periods Covered: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s

Recording Date: 7/7/2007
Playing time: 1 hr 14 mins
Access Restrictions: Full Consent Item Copyright: LCC
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
Cross Reference:

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