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2354, NH/30
Natural Heroes

Speaker: Luther, David, 1964 - 0, Interviewee, Male, Senior Ranger
Speaker: Hyde, C., Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Interview begins with early life and career in mining, before becoming Senior Ranger of a team that manages country parks and a number of other sites. Explains his attraction to natural history because of the enjoyment of open spaces. Member of a number of organisations including the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), Wildlife Trust (WT), British Trust of Conservation Volunteers (BTCV). Mentions that he has kept records of birds and has been inspired by the work of Phil Drabble in educating many others. Recalls a number of books enjoyed before finishing the interview with his hope that he has helped some others think more about the environment.
Place of birth: Coalville
Education: Secondary
Marital Status: Married, Children: Yes
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place:
Periods Covered: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s

Recording Date: 8/2/2008
Playing time: 1 h, 20 mins, 40 secs
Access Restrictions: Full Consent Item Copyright: LCC
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
Cross Reference:

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