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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WCHF Welcomes New President

WCHF Welcomes New President

Meet Patty Dreier

WCHF has a new President. Her name is Patty Dreier and she comes to us courtesy of the Ice Age Trail Alliance. Patty has dedicated her life to helping people become better stewards of our planet, so the role of leading the WCHF organization in honoring Wisconsin’s conservation heroes should come naturally to her. In fact, she was the person who delivered the speech when John Muir was inducted into the WCHF in 1985. (She was a UW-Stevens Point graduate student at the time.)

Patty has a BS in Biology with emphasis on Botany (1982) and a MS in Natural Resources with emphasis on Environmental Education (1988). As a grant writer, she has been successful in securing over $200 million in grant …

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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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WCHF receives First Thrivent Choice Program Donation

WCHF receives First Thrivent Choice Program Donation

Reference my earlier post WCHF enrolled in Thrivent Choice Program. We recently received our first donation through the Thrivent Choice Program!

Jerry Knuth, WCHF Secretary, wrote:

“Following up on your recent announcement about WCHF now being eligible for Thrivent Choice Dollars, I gave the folks at Thrivent a call to make sure the Hall of Fame is now listed.  It is, so I have directed Choice Dollars to be wired to the WCHF Bank Account. I’m told that the wire transfer should go out at the end of next week and will show up on the next Bank Statement. It’s a start toward our 100th WCHF Inductee Fundraiser.

Your announcement, Donna, was a good explanation. If eligible Thrivent Customers are interested in directing Choice …

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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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