Posts in 1973
William (Bill) D. Toone

We gratefully acknowledge the outstanding achievements that Bill Toone has made in the areas of science and public service.  After graduating from Poway High, Bill became a wildlife biologist with the San Diego Zoo, specializing in the condor.  That work grew into the California Condor Recovery Program, a conservation program of world renown and Bill became the face of conservation in the national media. During his 36-year career with the zoo, he served as curator of birds and director of applied conservation. In 2008, he created ECOLIFE Conservation, a non-profit organization dedicated to a world in which humans and nature live harmoniously by providing ecologically sustainable water, food, and shelter to communities through education-applied programs.  

1973Steven Stone