Throughout their lives, Paul and Alice were staunch advocates for the environment and worked to set aside lands and natural habitats for future generations. Some of their greatest accomplishments included helping establish the Madison School Forest, and setting aside lands for Prairie Chicken Preservation. Paul was also the founder of the Wisconsin Nature Conservancy which he headed for 18 years.
In 1989 Paul was inducted into the Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame based on his lifetime of achievements in promoting environmental conservation.
Paul received numerous awards and accolades for his tremendous devotion to conservation and conservation education throughout his life. Alice was a true partner in Paul’s endeavors, and shared his passion for the outdoors. Together, they passed down a deep appreciation and love of nature to future generations.