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A Short History of Wisconsin
Zoologist, Professor and University President
Description: The main building at the Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd.), of the Wisconsin Conservation Department.
Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Home Front
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Five men in three wooden row boats lifting fyke nets out of northern Wisconsin lake. The men are doing conservation work, netting for walleyes and muskies.
Description: A dead spoonbill catfish ("Polydon Spathula") found by former Dane County Coroner Wayne Fisher in a pothole along the Wisconsin River at Prairie du Sac. T...
Description: Conservation advocate Sigurd Olson stocking smallmouth bass in the canoe country near the Minnesota-Canadian border.
Description: Two men, each in a wooden row boat, collect pike fish from a fyke net on a northern Wisconsin lake. One man is standing in his boat holding a fish net hold...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Watercolor design for a conservation poster made by a Wisconsin high school student as part of a competition. The poster has an image of birch trees and fl...
Description: Rustic wooden dam and bridge between two of the Eau Claire Lakes in southwest Bayfield County.
Description: Three men standing in water near shore in northern Wisconsin lake. Two of the men are wearing waders, and they are using a ladle for dipping between a wash...
Founder of Earth Day
Description: Edward R. Murrow with a young boy, (possibly his son Casey), several unidentified men and a game warden next to a lake in northern Wisconsin with their boa...
Description: Two men in a wooden rowboat checking a fyke net on a northern Wisconsin lake. One man is standing, holding a fishing net full of walleyes.
Conservationist, Writer, Explorer
The People who Shaped the Movement
Professor, Geologist and University President
Date: date unknown
Description: View of a stage displaying the door prizes for a Ducks Unlimited event. Four members, all men, of Ducks Unlimited are standing on the left and right of the...
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