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History Sandwiched In: Fran and Frederick Hamerstrom, Wildlife Conservation Pioneers

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

12:15-1 pm

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"Fran and Frederick Hamerstrom"

Book cover of "Fran and Frederick Hamerstrom: Wildlife Conservation Pioneers."

Learn how a husband and wife team saved the greater prairie chicken from extinction with Susan Tupper, author of the Badger Biography Fran and Frederick Hamerstrom: Wildlife Conservation Pioneers. The Hamerstroms dedicated their lives to understanding and preserving wildlife. As students of the famous Wisconsin naturalist Aldo Leopold, the Hamerstroms helped establish new ways to think about habitat conservation. Together, Fran and Frederick spent over thirty years mentoring many future scientists and working to save the greater prairie chicken, and other animals, from extinction.

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Wisconsin Historical Museum
Wisconsin Historical Museum, 30 N Carroll St
Madison, WI 53703

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Four floors of changing exhibit galleries, permanent exhibits and the museum store ― located on Madison's Capitol Square

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The site is fully accessible to visitors requiring a wheelchair for mobility.