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Ellen Temple


Ellen Temple

Region: Piney Woods

Topics: Plants, Habitat, Neches River, Education

Mrs. Temple has worked as a publisher, but has also contributed a great deal of volunteer time toward Texas conservation causes, particularly touching on protection of native vegetation and habitat.  Her environmental work includes helping lead Angelina Beautiful / Clean, serving on the board of directors of the Texas Nature Conservancy, working as a trustee and president of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, the Stephen F. Austin Pineywoods Native Plant Center. Most recently, she has been working with the Texas Pineywoods Experience Advisory Committee to promote ecotourism’s role in east Texas’ conservation and economy, and collaborating with the Conservation Fund on promoting the idea of green infrastructure for Lufkin and Angelina County.



March 3, 2008
Lufkin, Texas
Reel 2435


Please see a brief video excerpt (Flash or Real) from our interview with Mrs. Temple.

Please see the transcript and unedited video, as shown in reel 2435, from Mrs. Temple's full interview.






Conservation History Association of Texas
Texas Legacy Project

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