Bill Bartush is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with BS/MS in Wildlife Ecology, and has been in the wildlife profession for more than 30 years. Bill is a Certified Wildlife Biologist®, and is a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee. Bill has remained active in private lands management, providing technical advice for agricultural, forestry, and wildlife operations in Florida, Texas, and Oklahoma. Bill believes landscape level planning has grown towards a more functional delivery of conservation by bringing together partners – agency, NGO's, and private landowners – who have common landscape goals.