Interview with Ian Rison, January 19, 2007

Project: Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

In this interview with Daniel Boone National Park forester Ian Rison, Rison discusses his background, such as when and where he was born. He talks about his childhood in Covington (Ky.), including what he and his friends did for recreation. He then talks about working as a house painter and on horse farms. Next, Rison discusses how he disposes of his trash. He talks at length about recycling programs in Laurel County (Ky.) and gives examples from his own life of the ways in which he recycles. Finally, Rison moves on to the topic of illegal dumping in Kentucky, focusing in particular on the forest fires that burning such trash causes. He also gives an impassioned plea regarding reusing wood materials, and ends with a discussion on the ways in which wildlife is affected by illegal dumping.

Interview Accession

2008oh067_pride112

Interviewee Name

Ian Rison

Interviewer Name

Dale W. Johnson

Interview Date

2007-01-19

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Rison, Ian Interview by Dale W. Johnson. 19 Jan. 2007. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Rison, I. (2007, January 19). Interview by D. W. Johnson. Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Rison, Ian, interview by Dale W. Johnson. January 19, 2007, Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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