Robert A McCabe

1914-1995
Inducted 1999

“Ecological understanding is the yin and conservation the yang of the environmental – each imperative to adaptation, accommodation and harmony.” — Robert McCabe

Robert A. McCabe is renowned for his career in the Wildlife Ecology Department of the UW-Madison. A great teacher and administrator, McCabe is credited with elevating wildlife management to a respected science and profession. His book about the willow flycatcher, The Little Green Bird, is a classic example of using a single species to teach ecology.

For more information read his Hall of Fame monograph.