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Photograph

Passenger Pigeon

Date: 1896 

Description: A passenger pigeon on a perch. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whit...

Date: 1959-02-03 

Description: 420 men turned out for the annual Ducks Unlimited dinner at Club Chanticleer. Ducks Unlimited was founded in 1938 by persons interested in wildlife conser...

Date: 1896 

Description: An adult passenger pigeon with its young. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professo...

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of several passenger pigeons, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C...

Historical Essay

Leopold, Aldo, 1887-1948

Father of Wildlife Ecology

Learn about the man whose focus on the philosophy of conservation would inspire the environmental movement during the mid-20th century.

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species now extinct, sitting in a nest within foliage. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the avia...

Date: 1920 

Description: This map show an arboretum and wild life refuge in Madison, Wisconsin. The map shows color coded parcels "F" through "K" with acreages, as well as area aro...

Date: 1960-02-02 

Description: Four members of Ducks Unlimited inspect a gun at the annual banquet held at the Club Chanticleer. Left to right are Toby Sherry, banquet chairman; Fred Gag...

Photograph

Bird Census

Date: 1956-12-12 

Description: Madison Audubon Society president Mary Walker fills one of her bird feeders in preparation for the annual December 22 bird census. The metal bird feeders w...

Date: 1896 

Description: A passenger pigeon (center) and a ring dove (left) on a downward sloping perch. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived...

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whi...

Date: 1996-11 

Description: "A 90-foot-long culvert will serve as an entrance for researchers."

Date: 1896 

Description: View of a young passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct, with others visible below. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the avi...

Date: 1972 

Description: Cover for the Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a red wing blackbird perching on cattail flowers in a body of water. The Wisco...

Date: 1996-11 

Description: "What was a thriving iron ore mine at Neda is now home to some 500,000 bats. The steel cage keeps humans out, but allows access for the bats."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin Conservation Warden checking on beaver traps.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin wardens patrolling waters of Wisconsin in a canoe.

Date: 1959-02-03 

Description: 420 men turned out for the annual Ducks Unlimited dinner at Club Chanticleer. Ducks Unlimited was founded in 1938 by persons interested in wildlife conser...

Date: 1996-11 

Description: "Bill Volkert, Naturalist."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of Prairie Wolf.

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