Nils Folke Becker
Inducted October 5, 1990
Folke Becker, a dedicated conservationist, business executive and leader in the forestry movement in the restoration and development of forests and forestry forward via constitutional and legislative action in the 1920’s consulting in public funding for forestry, enactment of the Forest Crop Law, forest zoning legislation and the creation of the County Forest program.
Founder and President of Trees for Tomorrow, Inc. he was a member of the Wisconsin Forestry Advisory Committee and an early advocated of a statewide forest pest control program. His keen understanding and leadership to develop and enhance Wisconsin forestry programs played a vital role in developing long range Wisconsin forest policy.