Beginning in 1986, Bob became a familiar voice to radio listeners across eastern and central Maine. His morning show was top rated for most of 17 years. The Country Music Association tapped him as Broadcast Personality of the Year in 1994, and he was inducted into the Country DJ Hall of Fame in Nashville on March 2nd, 2004. Bob became interested in birds in the first grade. Interest grew to passion and today Bob is one of Maine’s top birding experts. He serves on the Maine Audubon Board of Trustees and is Vice President of Audubon’s Penobscot Valley Chapter in the Bangor area. Bob is a frequent field trip leader and has led trips from Atlantic Canada to the Florida Everglades. In 2009, Bob completed development of the Maine Birding Trail and has authored a guidebook for the state, published on Down East Books. He currently writes a weekly birding column for the Bangor Daily News. Bob recently finished four terms as a member of the Maine House of Representatives, where he served on the Environment and Natural Resources Committee and helped to direct state environmental policy.