Herb Peddicord has been a resident of Martinsburg in Berkeley County, WV for 29 years. He has a BS in Forestry Resource Management and currently owns a registered forestry consultant business. He recently retired from WV Department of Forestry, where his forestry skills included landowner site visits, timber harvest inspections, and wildland fires issues. As a watershed forester for 11 years of his career, Herb is active in six different watershed groups, including board membership on the Opequon Watershed Team. Herb is also a trained facilitator for Project Learning Tree, a national Environmental Education curriculum. He has provided education and outreach for a vast array of youth and adults in the panhandle. He is a licensed herbicide applicator, and is knowledgeable in many of the environmental issues in this area, including storm water management. He is an active volunteer for Potomac Valley Audubon Society and in many aspects of this community. He is very interested in serving on the PVAS board and feels climate change is the biggest threat to habitat of all species including birds and humans.