Bob Richie is a Dallas native who raises bees, chickens, rabbits, cats, and dogs. He likes birds, plants, bugs, fish, herps, kayaking, fly fishing, anthropology, archaeology, etc. An amateur naturalist since an early age, Bob has spent much of his life outdoors. When he is not spending time outdoors, Bob works for an architectural firm in Deep Ellum. He is also the owner of The Custom Coop Company which designs and builds custom chicken coops in the Dallas area. Bob is a certified Texas Master Naturalist and the past president of The Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association, Dallas’ local honeybee club.