Ron Vickers

Charles R. Vickers


Ron Vickers is a native Delawarean. He attended the University of Delaware, graduating with a degree in Entomology/Applied Ecology. He migrated south and received a master’s degree in Wildlife Ecology from the University of Florida. He migrated back north to Delaware and worked for 32 years in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Division of Parks and Recreation, retiring in September 2016. Since 2019 Ron’s been a Trustee on the Board of the Sussex County Land Trust and additionally he consults on land conservation projects. His son, Will, calls him a “land saver”. Ron recently spearheaded the Nanticoke Park acquisition and was pivotal in securing both public and private partners who successfully collaborated to protect a beautiful 41 acre property along the Nanticoke River which was endanger of being developed.