2020 Inductees

ANNOUNCEMENT: The April 25, 2020 WCHF Induction Ceremony is cancelled. This decision is focused on protecting the health of all who would attend, consistent with current federal and state COVID-19 recommendations. We will provide refunds for those who registered for the luncheon. This page will be updated when plans are made for a ceremony for our remarkable 2020 cohort of Inductees, Steven Born, Jens Jensen, and Stanley Temple.

The Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame Foundation (WCHF) celebrates the year of the 100th Inductee with three new conservation leaders.

The inductees are: Stephen Born, a well-known UW-Madison professor who specialized in environmental planning and worked on almost every aspect of water management, the Great Lakes, inland lakes, groundwater, rivers and watersheds, in addition to loving all things trout. Jens Jensen, a landscape architect of the Upper Midwest who developed public parks, preserves, and private estates, focusing on indigenous plants and the location’s ecological features, who also founded the “school of the soil” in Door County known as The Clearing. Stanley Temple, a UW-Madison professor who studied endangered birds, habitat fragmentation, invasive species and other factors leading to species declines, and now serves as a Senior Fellow with The Aldo Leopold Foundation, researching, writing and speaking about Leopold.


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