Emeritus University of Wisconsin System Distinguished Professor of Environmental Education
Rick Wilke earned his B.S. and M.S. at UW-Stevens Point. He earned his Ph.D. in Environmental Education from Southern Illinois University. He was the first director of the Central Wisconsin Environmental Station, the former Associate Dean for the UW-SP College of Natural Resources, and the Past President of the North American Association for Environmental Education. He is the recipient of over 20 state and national awards including the Walter Jeske Award from the North American Association for Environmental Education for a lifetime of distinguished service to the field of EE.