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Nigel such a natural.

Byline: By KATIE JONES South Wales Echo

A wildlife expert who has dedicated more than a quarter of a century to conservation and helped create a 300-acre nature park has been honoured.Father-of-three Nigel Ajax Lewis, senior conservation officer with the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales, was awarded an MBE for his services to conservation.

Mr Ajax Lewis, 51, was instrumental in creating the Nature Centre reserve, Tondu, near Bridgend, transforming 300 acres of former mining ground into a lush woodland with ponds and wildlife.

'I'm obviously proud to receive the honour, as it is a kind of recognition,' said Mr Ajax Lewis who works at the centre in Fountain Road and lives in Cefn Glas, Bridgend, with wife Karen, 44, sons Thomas, 15, and Benjamin, 11, and daughter Natalie, 13.

'I like to think that I've done my little bit for nature. But I couldn't have achieved what I have done without the team behind me, the staff and volunteers.'
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Publication:South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Jun 11, 2005
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