New Peconic Baykeeper Chosen

New Peconic Baykeeper Brady Wilkins Chosen
Brady Wilkins, photo/Peconic Baykeeper

East Hampton Star: Peconic Baykeeper, the not-for-profit advocate for protection of the Peconic and South Shore estuaries, has named Brady J. Wilkins as the organization’s baykeeper. Mr. Wilkins succeeds Kevin McAllister, who had served in that position for 16 years, until March.

A Suffolk County native, Mr. Wilkins is a New York State licensed educator with a master’s degree in childhood education and has taught general education, special education, and science in several school districts. He is also a Coast Guard Merchant Marine officer, master of inland waters, and has served as captain and crew on vessels on the Great South Bay and Washington State’s Puget Sound.

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