Seth Wilkinson ’99
Restoration Ecologist, President: Wilkinson Ecological Design, Inc.
After graduating from Conway, Seth Wilkinson worked as a Regional Planner for the Cape Cod
Commission and then as the Brewster Conservation Administrator, learning the regulatory end of wetlands protection before founding Wilkinson Ecological Design in December 2003. A certified botanist with the MA Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program and a qualified expert on the state’s Wetland Protection Act, Seth has restored globally-rare sandplain grasslands, implemented innovative bioengineering projects for coastal stabilization, and created critical nesting habitat for the state’s most imperiled population of threatened Diamondback Terrapin turtles. In collaboration with land trusts, conservation commissions, Massachusetts Audubon and private landowners, Wilkinson Ecological has completed hundreds of ecological restoration projects on Cape Cod and the Islands, proving that restored habitats can also become elegantly beautiful landscapes.