If you missed the 2018 WCHF Induction Ceremony, you can now view the proceedings from the convenience of your own home. Just click here!
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
BirdWatchingDaily magazine carried a marvelous article on Lorrie Otto this month, authored by friend Ney Tate Fraser. It featured the story of Lorrie’s and others’ fight to ban DDT in Lorrie’s own words. It’s a great read! If you’ve ever had the privilege to meet Lorrie, you know what I mean. Her infectious smile, her positive attitude, her determination — it’s all here in this article. Enjoy!
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
Saturday’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel had a great article about WCHF and this year’s inductees, Roy and Charlotte Lukes, George Meyer and Arlie Schorger. Thanks for the fantastic coverage Paul A Smith.