Inducted September 26, 1987
D.C. Everest, a leader in the early forestry programs of Wisconsin and an outstanding conservationist is recognized for his major role in the development of Wisconsin forestry from 1925-1952. Associated with the Marathon Corporation, Rothschild, he gave unsparingly of his time and ability to further Wisconsin forestry.
He chaired the first forestry conference in 1928 in Milwaukee where he was an early advocate of the multiple use of the forest and outlined his vision of a strong forest based industry protecting and restoring Wisconsin’s forests.
He served with distinction as a charter member of the Wisconsin Forestry Advisory Council from 1948-1953 and his leadership was instrumental in formulating policies and legislation providing the foundation and program direction to Wisconsin’s current forestry program.