Bill is a Certified Ecologist (ESA), Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioner (SER), and Associate Landscape Architect with more than 25 years of experience in natural resource management, landscape design and maintenance, and organic gardening. This unique combination allows him to see the land and water from a holistic perspective and bring his clients practical and creative solutions.

Bill holds a B.S. in Landscape Architecture and a B.A. in History from Rutgers University and an M.S. in Plant Ecology from The University of Vermont.



Citizens United to Protect the Maurice River - Millville, NJ
Fair Haven Fields Natural Area - Fair Haven, NJ
Friends of Canton Dog Park - Canton, CT
Borough of Keyport, NJ
Mordecai Land Trust - Beach Haven, NJ
National Wildlife Federation - Washington, DC
Parson's Seafood - Tuckerton, NJ
Sustainable Jersey - Ewing, NJ
T & M Associates - Middletown, NJ
Residential Landowners in Neptune & Perth Amboy, NJ



Ecological Solutions to NJ Coastal Community Hazards
Resolve NJ Waterfront Development Permit Violation
Grant Proposal to Restore Shorebird Nesting Habitat
Grant Proposal to Create Living Breakwater
Biological Monitoring of Living Breakwater Installation
Little Egg Harbor Tidal Marsh Restoration Project
Keyport Dune Management Recommendations (pro bono)
Natural History of Fair Haven Fields Natural Area
Mid-Atlantic Coast Leopard Frog Monitoring (volunteer)
Shellfish Farming Permit Applications
Elizabeth Street Community Gardens (volunteer)
Landscape Inventory, Assessment, & Maintenance Recommendations


work history

Wetlands & Environmental Technology (Sr. Scientist)
Interstate Environmental Commission (Executive Dir.)
American Littoral Society (Habitat Restoration Prgm. Dir.)
US Army Corps of Engineers (Sr. Biologist)
Save the Sound (Dir. of Research & Restoration)
The University of Vermont (Grad. Teaching Fellow; Research Asst.)
The RBA Group (Environmental Specialist)
NJ Meadowlands Commission (Asst. Landscape Architect, Asst. Wetlands Specialist)
Palisades Nature Association (Asst. Naturalist)
Shade & Sun Landscape Design & Maintenance (Owner, Assoc. Landscape Architect)


appointments & affiliations

Restore America's Estuaries - Biennial Summit - National Program Committee
Society for Ecological Restoration - Certification Review Committee
Borough of Keyport (NJ) - Zoning Review Committee
Restore America's Estuaries - Living Shorelines Communities of Practice
NY Governor's Office of Storm Resiliency - Citizens Advisory Committee - Living Breakwaters & Tottenville Shoreline Protection Project
Rutgers Univ. Dept. of Landscape Architecture - Strategic Plan External Advisory Group - Env. Planning & Design Program
NYS Dept. of Env. Conservation (Region 2) - Regional Conservation Action Plan
Lower Raritan Watershed Partnership - Professional Partner
Keyport Garden Club - Co-Chair, Community Garden Committee
Ecological Society of America - Member
Northeast Organic Farming Association of NJ - Member
NJ Wildlife Conservation Corps - Volunteer