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gary prescott's fundraising, 22 December 2009
Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

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We restore wetlands to unlock their power for people & wildlife


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As you may know, the reason I am supporting the WWT is because of my childhood hero, Sir Peter Scott. I wrote to him when I was 10 years old, asking for his job! He sent back a charming letter on pages of blue vellum; indeed a very special and much loved treasure to a small, Brummie boy. Unfortunately the letter was destroyed when our house was flooded some years ago but the contents of letter stay with me and the fact that Sir Peter cared so much that he would write to me. For this letter and for all the work Sir Peter did whilst he was with him, I thank him deeply.


I had the chance to thank him personally when I was birdwatching in the Miller's Bridge hide at Martin Mere WWT reserve. I was maybe 25 years old at the time but my brilliantly coloured Bermuda shorts and matching shirt prevented me from saying to him what I wish I had - thank you.


Visit Slimbridge, or any of the WWT reserves and see his legacy. Join the WWT and help his legacy grow.


To you I say thank you from the bottom of my heart.


Gary Prescott  Biking Birder 2010

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Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

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We are WWT the wetland restoration charity. We’re on a mission to restore wetlands because they are a wondrous solution to the problems our world faces. Together we will unlock their power – and help nature burst back to life. Because when wetlands flourish, all life will flourish.

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