Porter, Marion 2016-04-20

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This interview features Marion Porter who discusses his work with the Soil Conservation Service. Porter talks about his working with farmers on conservation, training new employees, and the changes in the field.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Marion Porter

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: April 20, 2016

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

Interviewer: Andy Wilkinson

Length: 00:55:20 (55 minutes)


Background and education; After college; Introducing new ideas; Watershed; Changes in approaches towards conservation; Biggest challenges; Job as a calling; Significant programs; Women in the field, student training; Conservation today

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: patrons may listen to a CD copy in our reading room

Transcript: transcript available on dspace https://hdl.handle.net/10605/361817

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