H. James Hovind
Inducted September 21, 1993
In recognition of a 50 year career in public forestry (1938-1986) as a professional forester with the Department of Natural Resources, H. James Hovind began his career as forester of the Marinette area directing the restoration and management of county forestlands. He has left a legacy of accomplishments in field assignments, supervision and administration of public forestry programs. He authored the first state forestry assessment in 1980, co authored the Strategic Plan for Wisconsin Forests in 1983 and assisted in the 1985 revision of the Wisconsin Assessment all landmark publications guiding Wisconsin forestry into the 20th Century.