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Wisconsin Outdoor News

Conservationist of the Year: Christine Thomas

By Dean Bortz  |  July 13, 2020 |  Original Article


When she was a young girl growing up in a small town 30 miles northwest of Detroit, Mich., Christine Thomas mostly wanted to just fish, shoot firearms, and go boating on Cass Lake.

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Ducks Unlimited

DU TV 2015 Episode 9: Beaver Dam Women's Hunt

DUTV |  October 24, 2017 |  Original Article

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Click here to watch Christine Thomas with three other women hunters converge on Mississippi's historic Beaver Dam to hunt and talk about conservation.

Ducks Unlimited

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman:

A look at the vital program that is empowering women to embrace their wild side and get outdoors

By Emily Robinson  |  Original Article


Hunting, fishing, and other outdoor pursuits have traditionally been dominated by men. While women were the hub of their home—cooking, cleaning, parenting, creating, and keeping the household running smoothly—men were often out in the world providing. But times have changed. Women crave a strong connection to the land, the water, the trees, and the animals that call these wild places home, for they are a woman's home too. As much as a woman has traditionally been the heart of her physical home, she is the heart of nature as well.

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Uline, Ducks Unlimited: 80th anniversary event raises $250,000 for wetland conservation

Kenosha, WI  |  June 9, 2017  |  Original Article


Ducks Unlimited partnered with Uline Corporation and numerous local supporters on May 23 for a Ducks Unlimited 80th anniversary celebration that raised more than $250,000 for wetland and waterfowl conservation.

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Christine Thomas most deserving of latest honor

By Pat Durkin  |  April 8, 2017  |  Original Article


Christine Thomas stands out in every crowd that surrounds her, probably because few can match her passionate work for Wisconsin’s natural resources and the people, history and institutions that nurture them.

Of course, it helps Thomas’ profile that she’s been dean, associate dean or interim dean of the College of Natural Resources at UW-Stevens Point nearly 20 years; and served 11 years on Wisconsin’s governor-appointed Natural Resources Board, including three years as its chair.

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