With a specialization in restoration of highly contaminated lands, including Superfund sites, brownfield land and mines, William “Bill” Young is a pioneer in establishing native plant communities on capped landfills.

Young has taught Ecology at a variety of educational institutions over the last 15 years, including City College of New York, Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania School of Design. Young has completed OSHA HAZWOPER 40-hour training, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation training, and is a Professional Wetland Scientist with the Society of Wetlands Scientists. Additionally, Bill is a Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioner (CERP).

Bill holds a master’s degree in Urban Design from Pratt Institute and a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry.