William A. Sylvester
Inducted October 10, 1992
William A. Sylvester is recognized for over a half century of service to the profession of forestry and the citizens of Wisconsin in helping rebuild the forests of the state. His career included forest fire protection and prevention, pioneering forest management practices on private and publicly owned forest land, providing forestry workshops for teachers of agriculture, loggers, and 12 years of teaching forestry in the College of Natural Resources at University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point as an associate professor. Much of his career was spent opening new vistas while advancing Wisconsin forestry.