With the support of the Founders Fund Society, the Founders Fund Committee selected Charles Robinson as the 2015 Founders Fund Scholar. Mr. Robinson is in the M.S. program in Conservation Biology at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. A member of Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society, he has served as a DEC seasonal field technician and is considered one of the top ever field people for his work. His graduate research will measure the dispersion of pathogen levels across the Hudson River watershed. His findings will be published in peer review journals and presented nationally. Upon completion of his degree, Mr. Robinson intends to pursue a career in wetland ecology/management in New York State and aid in the restoration and protection of compromised wetland habitats.