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Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Date: 1967 ca.
Description: Nelson sits in a canoe and looks out over the water around the Apostle Islands.
Description: Group portrait of fifteen members of the Southern Wisconsin Anti-Pollution Federation, sponsors of an anti-pollution meeting to prohibit dumping of sewage...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Waist-up studio portrait of naturalist, conservationist, and writer John Muir.
Description: Six-man crew at Camp Mercer looking for ribes (gooseberries), a stage essential for the transmission of blister rust to white pines, working in a marsh are...
Description: Group of students at Theresa Fireman's Park for Arbor Day activities.
Description: Two people walk near a large rock formation in a wooded area with a picnic table in the foreground. The occasion was the opening of a new wayside park loca...
Description: Students at Wausau West High School involved in an innovative science project that studied energy consumption and pollution of the Wisconsin River.
Description: Acting on the suggestion of his mentor Senator Gaylord Nelson, Wisconsin congressman David R. Obey conducted a huge Earth Day teach-in fat the University o...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: This quadrangle collection of maps, meaning geological surveys, shows sections of central and northern Wisconsin. The maps include a quadrangle index map.T...
Description: Al Koppenhaver, a game warden for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, holds a bucket of dead fish that were removed from the Yahara River below...
Date: 1966 ca.
Description: Gaylord Nelson participates in a canoe trip down the Namekagon River in an effort to protect the river under the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.
Description: The front page of "The Gaylord Nelson Newsletter" announcing Earth Day 1970, with the headline "Mass Movement Begins".
Description: The cover design of the magazine "Environmental Action: April 22" featuring a line drawing of multititudes of people clinging to and falling off of the Ear...
Description: Arbor Day activities for school children at Theresa Fireman's Park: a light lunch, a slide presentation, and the planting of two trees.
Description: A new 4-cent postage stamp honors the American soil conservation effort by showing various phases of soil conservation. Shown (L-R) are Russell Silverwood,...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Portrait of John Muir (1838-1914), taken about 1875.
Description: Two Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources employees removing dead fish from the Yahara River near the Johnson Street bridge. The fish were evidently ki...
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