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Carmine Stahl

Region: Piney Woods

Topics: Plants, Botany, Ecology, Science, Faith, Education


An ordained Methodist minister who lives in Houston, Mr. Stahl has directed a number of church-related camps and participated in ministry and youth outreach. Since he retired, he has worked as a naturalist in a variety of capacities - as a consultant on design and acquisition of the Cypress Creek Parkway, as an outdoor education trainer for the Houston Independent School District and scouting programs, as director of the Houston Audubon Society, as a program coordinator at Mercer Arboretum, and as a teacher of ecology and botany at the Jesse Jones Park, Houston Museum of Natural Science, University of Houston, Texas A&M and Rice Universities. He is noted as an expert on wild edible plants and on the culture of area Native Americans.  With Ria McElvaney, he recently published the guide, Trees of Texas (Texas A&M Press).



February 23, 1997
Houston, Texas
Reel 1003

Please see a brief Real Media video excerpt from our interview with Rev. Stahl.

Please see the video (reel 1003, parts A and B) or the  transcript of Rev. Stahl's full interview. 






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