Mickey Long retired as Administrator over 19 L.A. Co. Natural Areas after 39 years in the system. He obtained a Zoology degree, California State University Los Angeles, taught college environmental biology courses, currently docent training classes for the Nature Centers. Mickey has publications in ornithology, herpetology and botany, has prepared or reviewed many environmental documents; continues to perform biological assessments. He served on the County Regional Planning Significant Ecological Areas Tech. Advisory Committee; was founding member of the local Calif. Native Plant Soc., Biology Advisor for the Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy, and Vice Pres. of the Pasadena Audubon Society, serving on the board twice (past Pres., Conservation Chair) over a 40 year period.