09 Apr '17, 1pm

Congratulations to Richard Esker on being named Volunteer of the Year!

Richard Esker, a volunteer at the Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge in West Virginia, is the recipient of the 2017 Refuge System Volunteer of the Year Award, which recognizes outstanding accomplishments of volunteers in support of the operation and management of the National Wildlife Refuge System. A retired engineer, Dick has been a dedicated volunteer, logging more than 11,645 hours since 2003 and using his expertise to design elegant solutions when given a task or objective to accomplish. The variety of his projects includes design and construction of kiosks, aquaculture systems, a tree nursery bed, bird and bat boxes, visitor center aquarium, refuge information signs and maps – and more! Innovation and critical thinking comes naturally to Dick, making him an essential asset to the team at the Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge. His creativity, positi...

Full article: http://refugeassociation.org/award-winners/

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