Tales from North Ronaldsay
A quarterly account
of life with the seaweed eating sheep of North Ronaldsay,
retirement to North Ronaldsay in 2004 June has written articles for
the "Hemlin" The magazine of the "North Ronaldsay Sheep Fellowship".
For her following of readers these articles will be continued on
June Morris a senior lecturer in Biological Sciences is now retired
to the island she fell in love with for its tranquility on her
first visit in 1987. While teaching at university she developed
an absorbing interest in the unique North Ronaldsay sheep and
its metabolic adaptations to a diet of seaweed. She became an expert
in their care and nutrition giving advice and lectures
internationally on the Northern Short Tail sheep.
she was awarded the Marsh Christian Award for Conservation together
with the Prince of Wales at Highgrove.