The Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame (WCHF) will celebrate its 32nd Induction Ceremony on April 30th by honoring one citizen advocate and one public servant – both have left indelible marks on the Wisconsin environment.
Citizen advocate Noel Cutright is known for his conservation initiatives promoting the research and science related to ornithology.
Public servant LeRoy Lintereur is known for his role in protecting the resources, wildlife and wetlands of northeastern Wisconsin.
The public is invited to participate in the recognition ceremony at 10AM on April 30, 2016, at Sentry Theater, which is located at Sentry Insurance Headquarters, 1800 North Point Drive, Stevens Point, Wisconsin. A 9 a.m. coffee will precede the program. Directions.
A luncheon at noon at the High Court Restaurant in the Sentry World Sports Building concludes the day’s activities. Luncheon reservations can be made by calling 715-346-4992. Cost is $25 per person.
The Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame is a non-for-profit organization composed of 23 Wisconsin conservation-related voting organizations and many individual affiliate members. It was established to encourage the growth and practice of a conservation ethic as a legacy for the people of the State. Inductees into the WCHF have significantly contributed to conservation programs, projects, public understanding and conservation ethics within the State of Wisconsin and the nation. Their are currently 88 inductees.
The WCHF Gallery displaying walnut plaques of all inductee likenesses is located at the Schmeeckle Reserve Visitors Center at 2419 North Point Drive in Stevens Point. Printed copies of their life stories are available at the Gallery or on the WCHF website.
For more information about this year’s celebration and induction, contact WCHF President Joe Passineau or by phone at 715-677-4047.