Greg Lawrence was active with New York State Young Birders’ Club before pursuing an environmental science degree at SUNY Brockport. He also works as a fish and wildlife technician with NY Department of Environmental Conservation.
Emily (Pipher) Angell grew up in Greece, NY and is now a red-cockaded woodpecker biologist for Archbold Biological Station in central Florida.
Jesse Barry grew up in Greece, NY and is an expert birder at Cornell Lab of Ornithology who leads the Merlin Bird ID project.
Mike Powers grew up in Pittsford and went on to lead eBird at Cornell and conduct pioneering research into migration using acoustic monitoring technologies. Mike now teaches biology and ecology at Corning.
Brett Ewald started by counting hawks at Braddock Bay then eventually started his own tour company. He still lives in this area.
Jeff Bouton started by counting hawks at Braddock Bay, and is now Sales Manager for Leica Sport Optics.
Clay Taylor spent several years birding in Rochester and is now the Sales Manager for Swarovski Optik North America.