Bachelor of Science summa cum laude, University of Wisconsin, Platteville, 1957; Master of Science, University of Wisconsin, 1959; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, 1962.
Assistant professor botany, U. Wyoming, Laramie, 1961-1966; associate professor landscape architecture and regional planning, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1966-1968; associate professor biology, State University of New York, Geneseo, 1968-1970; professor biology, State University of New York, Geneseo, 1970-1991; professor emeritus, State University of New York, Geneseo, since 1991. Member Tocks Island advisory county University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1966-1968. Member Livingston County Environmental Management Council, Mount Morris, New York, since 1976.
Sergeant United States Air Force, 1951-1955. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Ecological Society American, Rochester Academy Science (advisory bd.1968-1972), Nature Conservancy, Kiwanis (president Geneseo 1980-1981, lieutenant governor designate Genesee division 1991, lieutenant governor Genesee division 1991-1992).
Married Jane Kindschi, June 22, 1957. Children: Scott A., Jill S.