Wisconsin Forestry Hall of Fame
The Wisconsin Forestry Hall of Fame was founded in 1984 by a group of public and private forestry organizations to recognize individuals who have contributed significantly to the practice and progress of forestry in Wisconsin.
The Wisconsin Society of American Foresters is the sustaining agency of the organization.Members of the Wisconsin Forestry Hall of Fame Committee include: Forest History Association of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Tree Farm Committee, Timber Producers Association, Wisconsin Society of American Foresters, Wisconsin DNR Division of Forestry, Wisconsin County Forest Association, USDA Forest Service, Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association, UW-Madison and UW-Stevens Point.
Persons may be nominated for induction into the Hall of Fame by member organizations, representatives of member organizations, or individuals through a member organization.Nominees may be professionals or nonprofessionals in the field of forestry or related fields, living or deceased, resident or nonresident.Eligibility is determined by the persons accomplishments and contributions in Wisconsin that have influenced forestry progress in the state.
Nominee applications are reviewed by the HOF committee each May.Successful nominees are usually inducted at a statewide meeting of a member organization soon after.
The Hall of Fame exhibit displaying plaques of all inductees is housed in the College of Natural Resources building on the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point campus and is open the public for viewing free-of-charge during school hours.
In appreciation of financial and material donations, the Wisconsin Forestry Hall of Fame gratefully acknowledges:
Louisiana- Pacific Corporation
Walnut Hollow Farm
Schuette Building Center
Connor Forest Industries, Inc.
Pukall Lumber Company
American Can Company
Thilmany Pulp & Paper Company
Mosinee Paper Corporation
The Proctor & Gamble Paper Products Company
Wisconsin Woodland Owners' Association
Timber Producers Association of Michigan & Wisconsin
Forest History Association of Wisconsin, Inc.
Owens- Illinois, Inc.
Nekoosa Papers, Inc.
Stora Enso North America
Johnson Timber Corporation
Society of American Foresters, UWSP Student Chapter
Wisconsin Society of American Foresters
Midwest Timber, Inc.