Recently retired, Bill has chosen to stay on as Director of the Young Birder Camps. A passionate birder for over 38 years, Bill is a past President of the Delmarva Ornithological Society, Founder and Coordinator of the Delaware Bird-A-Thon, Wilmington Peregrine Falcon Webcam Project and LightsOut! Wilmington Initiatives. Bill has received numerous awards for his bird conservation efforts, including the USFWS Conservation Champion Award, the US Dept.of Interior Citizens Award and the 2015 Rosalie Edge Conservation Award from the Delaware Valley Ornithological Club. Calling Wilmington, DE home for most of his life, Bill loves to spend his free time flower gardening, birding, surfing and hanging with his four adult children and two grandsons.