More Details on 2020 Induction Ceremony

More Details on 2020 Induction Ceremony

WCHF has announced the selection of three conservation leaders for induction into the Hall of Fame on April 25, 2020 at the SentryWorld (the Atrium) in Stevens Point. The 2020 Induction Ceremony will celebrate our 100th inductee into the Hall of Fame.

The Inductees – Stephen Born, Jens Jensen and Stanley Temple

 

The inductees this year will be Stephen Born, a well-known UW-Madison professor who specialized in environmental planning and worked on almost every aspect of water management, from the Great Lakes to inland lakes to groundwater and rivers and watersheds, and is an expert fly fisher; Jens Jensen, a landscape architect who developed many of our Midwest parks, focusing on indigenous plants and ecological processes of this region’s prairie landscape, and …

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Announcing 2020 Inductees to Hall of Fame

Announcing 2020 Inductees to Hall of Fame

WCHF announces the selection of three conservation leaders for induction into the Hall of Fame on April 25, 2020 at the SentryWorld in Stevens Point. Our 2020 ceremony marks the induction of our 100th conservation hero. The public is invited to help us celebrate this milestone.

A coffee reception will be held prior to the morning Induction Ceremony on Saturday, April 25th at the SentryWorld (the Atrium) in Stevens Point. There will be a luncheon following the ceremony.

The Induction Ceremony and Coffee Reception are free. There will be a fee for the luncheon. Reservations for lunch will be required.

Watch this blog for specific details during the next few weeks. Again, all activities are open to the public.

The Inductees

The inductees this year …

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Call for Papers – AWRA-WI 44th Annual Meeting

Call for Papers – AWRA-WI 44th Annual Meeting

We have received the following notice from WCHF Voting member American Water Resources Association – Wisconsin Section.

Call for Papers

Wisconsin’s Year of Clean Water March 12-12, 2020

You are invited to attend the 44th annual meeting of the Wisconsin Section of the American Water Resources Association (AWRA). The meeting will be held at Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells, on March 12 & 13, 2020. The theme this year is “Wisconsin’s Year of Clean Water.” There will be plenary, oral and poster sessions and lightning talks addressing a wide range of water issues in Wisconsin.

Please see the Call for Papers for more details. Abstracts are due on November 18, 2019. Expect to see a preliminary program and registration materials in January 2020.…

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Natural Resources Foundation has new Executive Director

Natural Resources Foundation has new Executive Director

WCHF Board member Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin (NRF) will be holding their 2019 Open House on November 7, 2019 to celebrate their new office space and welcome their new Executive Director, David Clutter! David will be the NRF’s representative to the WCHF Board of Directors.

Plan to stop by their new office on Paterson Street in Madison for light refreshments, good company and an opportunity to meet Foundation members and partners in conservation.

Please RSVP by October 29 if you plan to attend.

 

Details about the Open House

DATE: Thursday, November 7, 2019

TIME: 3:00-6:00 pm

LOCATION: 211 S Paterson St. Suite 100, Madison

PARKING: Parking is available onsite. Additional parking is available on Paterson Street.

FOOD/BEVERAGES: Light refreshments …

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WCHF Governor to give Presentation on Ding Darling

Professor Ben Sedinger, Kennedy-Grohne Chair in Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation in the UW-SP College of Natural Resources has asked WCHF Board of Governor member Tim Eisele to give a presentation on Ding Darling to his Wildlife class on Wednesday, October 2, 2019. You are welcome to sit in if you’d like to hear more about Jay Norwood “Ding” Darling, see his conservation cartoons and hear about the legacy he left.

Professor Sedinger sent directions:  “Tim’s talk will be in the Trainer Natural Resources building (TNR) in room #320 on October 2nd from 9:30-10:45am.  The room can seat about 40 people in addition to students in my class and I’m not sure how many extras are going to show up so I’d recommend telling folks …

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