Noted landscape architect John Nolen was hired to draft a plan developing a state park system in WI. His report, published by the State Park Board, provided guidelines and recommended four sites for inclusion in Wisconsin's first state park system.
Records of a Green Bay, Wisconsin, group comprised of business and professional people, documenting their efforts to encourage rigorous enforcement of existing environmental protection statutes and to press for stronger legislation.
The Leopold Collection houses the raw materials that document not only Leopold’s rise to prominence but the history of conservation and the emergence of the field of ecology from the early 1900s until his death in 1948.
For the Documerica Project (1971-1977), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hired freelance photographers to capture images relating to environmental problems, EPA activities, and everyday life in the 1970s.
Recollection Wisconsin brings together digital cultural heritage resources from Wisconsin libraries, archives, museums and historical societies and shares them with the world in partnership with the Digital Public Library of America.
Donated by the Nelson Family, the Collection contains thousands of personal and official papers for the years 1954-2006 of former Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin, founder of Earth Day and Counselor of The Wilderness Society. Accessibility on the web continues a Gaylord Nelson focus of making environmental knowledge freely available to all citizens so that local and national decisions could be informed, collaborative, and effective.
The Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame is a non-profit organization composed of over 35 Wisconsin conservation-related organizations. The Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame Foundation was established to encourage the growth and practice of a conservation ethic as a legacy for the people of the State.