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

WCHF Announces 2018 Inductees

WCHF Announces 2018 Inductees
Roy and Charlotte Lukes, George Meyer and Arlie Schorger

 

The Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame Foundation (WCHF) has announced the selection of four conservation leaders for induction on April 14, 2018 at 10:00a.m. at the Sentry Theater in Stevens Point. The public is invited. Read more

Full News Release for 2018 Induction Ceremony

The full press release for the Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame 2018 Induction Ceremony for Roy and Charlotte Lukes, George Meyer, and Arlie Schorger has been published throughout Wisconsin and elsewhere.

Inductee Ron Koshoshek speaking to the 2015 Induction Ceremony attendees. Photo by Joe Passineau

Full News Release in pdf format

Full News Release in doc format

 

Thus year’s induction will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Earth Day, April 14, 2018 at Sentry Theater in Stevens Point. The public is invited.

A coffee reception will be held at 9 a.m., and the induction ceremony followed by a luncheon at 12:30 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.