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Episode 62: British Invasion Series: An Interview with Stephen Moss
For “twitchers” in the UK, Stephen Moss is a familiar household name and a beloved birding celebrity. He was the original producer of the BAFTA award-winning TV series Springwatch, worked with the TV shows Big Cat Diary, Birds Brittania, and Birding with Bill Oddie, and has authored no less than forty books on birds and British wildlife. Stephen writes a monthly Birdwatch column for the Guardian, is president of the Somerset Wildlife Trust, is an honorary professor at Nottingham University Business School, and currently leads courses and lectures at Bath Spa University in MA Travel & Nature Writing. As a close friend of both Bill Thompson, III, and Wendy Clark, Stephen and his family have hosted them many times at their lovely home in Somerset, UK. This podcast was recorded in August 2019 as Wendy and Stephen chatted on the Moss family patio in a butterfly garden. Learn more about Stephen’s expansive career, his passion for birds, conservation, and education, and take a stroll down memory lane as Stephen and Wendy share fond memories of the late Bill Thompson, III.
Episode 61: British Invasion Series: An Interview with Jim Lawrence
Episode #61 continues our "British Invasion Series," which features a series of interviews that BWD Director Wendy Clark conducted at the 2019 British Birdfair in the UK. The British Birdfair is one of the largest gatherings of bird watchers and conservationists from around the world. In this episode Wendy interviews Jim Lawrence, global marketing director for BirdLife International. Jim and Wendy discuss the British Birdfair, US and UK conservation relations, and get distracted by a few excellent bird sightings!
Episode 60: Introducing the British Invasion Series! An Interview with John Cox
The British are coming! The British are coming! Well... British TWITCHERS, that is! Welcome to our "British Invasion" podcast series featuring birding artists, conservationists, authors, and renowned birders from across the pond. In today’s podcast, host Wendy Clark interviews celebrity UK bird artist John Cox about the role of artists at the British Birdfair, the evolution of bird art in the UK, his journey as a bird artist, and more. John’s warm personality, his decades of experience, and his oh-so-charming British accent make this an episode you don’t want to miss!