Latest Inductee Webpages Added to WCHF Website

Check out our newest inductee webpages for Roy and Charlotte Lukes, George Meyer and Arlie Schorger. If you are aware of articles and info that should be added to the inductee’s webpage, please let us know and we’ll review it for uploading to their webpage.

Lukes, Meyer, Schorger Inducted into Hall of Fame

Lukes, Meyer, Schorger Inducted into Hall of Fame

Well, it took a second planning, but Roy and Charlotte Lukes, George Meyer and Arlie Schorger were finally inducted into the Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame on May 5, 2018. Amazingly more than two-thirds of the guests who registered the first time around, were present for the induction. The whole affair when off without a hitch and everyone had a wonderful time getting reacquainted and catching up with friends and even family. Read more

Induction Ceremony Rescheduled – May 5, 2018

Induction Ceremony Rescheduled – May 5, 2018

Good News!

The Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame’s 2018 Induction Ceremony for Roy and Charlotte Lukes, George Meyer and Arlie Schorger has been rescheduled for the afternoon of May 5, 2018. Dinner will follow at the Atrium at SentryWorld in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Here are the specifics:

Date: May 5, 2018

Place: The Atrium at SentryWorld, 601 Michigan Ave N, Stevens Point, Wisconsin Read more

A Tribute to Bill Schorger

A Tribute to Bill Schorger

The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences recently published a tribute to Arlie (Bill) Schorger — chemist, inventor, businessman and wildlife conservationist — who will become one of the newest inductees into the WCHF on Saturday, April 14, 2018.

Published in 1955 by the University of Oklahoma Press, Bill’s book The Passenger Pigeon: Its Natural History and Extinction is a study of the extinction of the passenger pigeon. The last passenger pigeon, once the most abundant bird in North America, died in 1914 at the Cincinnati Zoological Garden. Read more