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Alfred O. and Phyllis E. Holz Environmental Award



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The Alfred O. and Phyllis E. Holz Environmental Award Fund was created in spring 2008 with a gift from the estate of Phyllis Holz. The fund was established to support the Environmental Science program at UW-Green Bay, with the donor specifying that the funds are to be used to provide field and/or laboratory research equipment needed for the study of plants or animals. Phyllis was a 1932 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and served as a business education teacher at a number of Wisconsin high schools. Phyllis passed away on October 31, 2007. Alfred was a lecturer at UW-Green Bay in the early-1970s. A photographer and graphic artist by trade, he had worked to develop a course in audio-visual techniques relating to environmental interpretation. Alfred was teaching this course at UWGB when he died in March 1976.