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BILL HILTON JR.

Profile Updated: May 17, 2014
Residing In:
York, SC USA
Spouse/Partner:
Susan Ballard Hilton, married 1971
Homepage:
Occupation:
Educator-naturalist
Children:
Billy III, born 1977
Garry, born 1985
Comments:

--Newberry College, A.B. Philosophy 1970
--Winthrop College, M.A.T. Biology 1977
--University of Minnesota, M.S. Ecology & Behavioral Biology 1982
--Newberry College, Doctorate in Science, 2013

-- Executive Director, Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History, York SC (1982-present)
-- Principal Investigator, Operation RubyThroat: The Hummingbird Project (1999-present)
-- Consulting Director, New River Birding & Nature Center, Fayetteville WV (2008-present)
-- President, Newberry College Alumni Association (2004-2006); member, Newberry College Board of Trustees (2004-2006)
-- Chair, John Bachman Symposium, Newberry College (2002-2006)
-- Consultant for Allison Woods Foundation, Statesville NC (1999-2002) and RibbonWalk-Charlotte's Botanical Forest, Charlotte NC (1999-2000)
-- Director of Education & Research, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Belmont NC (1997-99)
-- Director of Education, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton PA (1995-97)
-- Director, Office of Program Research, and Chief Grant-writer, National Youth Science Foundation, Charleston WV (1990-94)
-- Researcher in Piedmont Ecology & Ornithology (1964-present)
-- Free-lance Nature Writer, Photographer & Lecturer (1970-present)
-- Program Director, Natural Sciences Coordinator, Unit Leader, Director of Public Relations, National Youth Science Camp, Bartow WV (summers 1968-76, '87, '90); Grant-writing Consultant (1989-94)
-- Charter Year Biology Instructor & Coordinator of Student Research, South Carolina Governor's School for Science & Mathematics (1988-89); Consultant (1989-90)
-- Biology Instructor, Northwestern High School, Rock Hill SC (1982-88); Science Department Chair (1985-87)
-- Nature Columnist, The Herald, The York Observer, Rock Hill SC, and The Hartsville (SC) Messenger (1986-89)
-- Instructor, Biology Department, Winthrop College (1983)
-- Coordinator, Adult Education Programs, Bell Museum of Natural History, University of Minnesota (1981-82)
-- Instructor, Extension Division, University of Minnesota (1980-83)
-- Science Education Consultant, School of Education, University of Minnesota (1981-82)
-- Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Ecology & Behavioral Biology, University of Minnesota (1979-81)
-- Instructor, Biology Department, St. Olaf College, Northfield MN (1979)
-- Pre-major Advisor (Pre-Med, Pre-Dental), College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota (1978-79)
-- Science Department Chairman, Instructor in Biology & Physical Science, Fort Mill SC High School (1971-78)
-- General Assignment Reporter & Photographer, Evening Herald daily paper, Rock Hill SC (1970-71)

School Story:

See above.

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Posted: Mar 08, 2014 at 12:00 AM
Bill Hilton Jr. with one of nearly 4,000 Ruby-throated Hummingbirds he has captured, banded, and released unharmed since 1984 at Hilton Pond Center in York SC.