"Wilderness is defined
as a place where man is only a visitor.
However, it is more than that; it is
a place where man can renew his ancient
bonds with nature, seek his place in
the scheme of things, and find inner
peace." – Zimmerman
To legions of friends and admirers across the state
of Wisconsin. James Hall Zimmerman was a brilliant
naturalist and environmental activist whose communication
skills enabled him to reach broad audiences.
in Chicago, Jim Zim spent much of his life
bringing nature alive in Wisconsin. He
was cut from the old cloth when it came
to research: He went to the field, and
often. His wife, Libby, often accompanied
him as a colleague and research partner.
took people of all walks of life on field
trips and reached an even broader audience
in a wide range of publications, ranging
from scientific surveys to newspaper
For further information on
James Hall Zimmerman, read his Hall
of Fame monograph.
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