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Victor Emanuel

Region: Hill Country

Topics: Birding, Birds, Wildlife, Ornithology, Science, Ecotourism, Education


Founder, owner and manager of one of the largest American ecotourism guiding services and travel agencies (Victor Emanuel Nature Tours, or "VENT", based in Austin), Mr. Emanuel is well known as a birder who has also sought to promote and protect the habitat that the birds he loves depend on. He joined the Outdoor Nature Club in Houston as a child, formed the first Audubon Christmas bird count in Texas in his teens, served as executive director of the Citizens' Environmental Coalition, and has served on the boards of a number of state and national conservation groups, including the Texas Ornithological Society, RARE Center for Tropical Conservation, Nature Conservancy of Texas, and other groups.  



March 6, 1997
Austin, Texas
Reel 1007

Please see a brief Real Media video excerpt from our interview with Mr. Emanuel.

Please see the video (reel 1007) or transcript of Mr. Emanuel's full  interview.






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