The full press release for the Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame 2019 Induction Ceremony for Scott Craven, Don Johnson and Aroline Schmitt has been published throughout Wisconsin and elsewhere.
Thus year’s induction will take place at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Earth Day, April 13, 2019 at Sentry Theater in Stevens Point. The public is invited.
A coffee reception will be held at 12:30 p.m., and the induction ceremony followed by a luncheon at 4:30 p.m. The Induction Ceremony and Coffee Reception are free and open to the public. Reservations for lunch ($25 per person) may be made online or by calling Schmeeckle Reserve at 715-346-4992.…Read more
WCHF is pleased to announce they have received “seed money” in the amount of $250 from Thrivent Financial. This seed money is to be used toward developing a Touchscreen Computer Exhibit for the Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame Gallery.
Thank you to the Thrivent Action Team that made this possible.
Thrivent Financial is a not-for-profit financial services organization which helps people be wise with their money, and helps their members to live generously and make a positive impact in their community. Thrivent members have the opportunity to carry out two Action Team projects each year. Approved project leaders receive $250 in “seed money” to carry out a community service project. The seed money helps offset event costs, provide food …Read more
A recent article in the Shepherd Express featured several people associated with Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame (WCHF). Entitled “Lessons from the Historic Banning of DDT,” Virginia Small covered everything from the historical to the current lessons learned through the process of banning DDT and mentions:
Lorrie Otto – inducted into Hall of Fame 1999.
Joseph Hickey — inducted into Hall of Fame
Gaylord Nelson — inducted into Hall of Fame
Frederick L Ott — nominated to the Hall of Fame
Bill Berry — member of WCHF Board of Governors
She closed the article with several quotes from Whitney Gould, who covered the DDT hearings for the Capital Times. “Environmental protection works….” “…Triumph of Science.” “…Citizen activism pays off.”
With “…the rise …Read more