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Behind The Scenes

With Bill Coakley

Bill Coakley - Volunteer at Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm

Name:  Bill Coakley      

Position/Occupation:  Volunteer at Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm     

State Park:  LBJ State Park and Historic Site

Closest city/town:  Stonewall, Texas

Region:  7

Years with TPWD:  15 years

Years at this site:  15 years

Place of birth:  Merrill, OR

Home:  Fredericksburg, Texas

Daily work duties/activities:  Assisting with chores and giving farm tours

Favorite job duty:  Meeting the public

Accomplishment in the past year you are most proud of:  Expert and informed visitor service

Most unique/interesting thing about your park or site:  Living history farm 

Most memorable state park moment:  N/A 

Favorite outdoor activities/hobbies:  Fishing

Non-outdoor hobbies:  Playing Pinochle

Who introduced you to the outdoors? Father

Favorite book/TV show/website about the outdoors:  Animal Planet/Discovery Channel

Favorite field guide:  N/A

Favorite quote about the outdoors or parks:  N/A

Advice for people wanting to explore the outdoors or any state park:  Do it!


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