Robert McCabe Field Course Scholarship Award
Robert A. McCabe is renowned for his career in the Wildlife Ecology Department of the UW-Madison. A great teacher and administrator, McCabe is credited with elevating wildlife management to a respected science and profession. Throughout his career, McCabe was an innovator, always attempting to bring new technology and disparate techniques to bear on the complexities of ecological processes. McCabe’s expertise and counsel were sought at the state, national and international levels. As a professor, McCabe was known for his sense of humor and personal interactions with his students. Students addressed him as Bob — a practice initiated by Aldo Leopold.
Awarded to Wildlife Ecology students in odd-numbered years, for the summer term; the department of Wildlife Ecology will notify CALS of the recipients for this award.
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