The Fall 2008 Champion of Champions was awarded posthumously to Helen Dicke-Krivacek
was one of the founders of Woodland Dunes Nature Center
in Two Rivers.
helped develop fundraising materials and individually raised funds resulting in the first land purchase.
Helen served on the Ways and Means Committee, oversaw car washes, bake sales and countless other fundraisers.
Helen was one of the first volunteer Teacher- Naturalists, a member of the education committee, and until very recently, the Secretary for the Board of Directors.
also fostered conservation efforts in other Manitowoc County conservation organizations: Conservation Education, Inc, the Cool City Garden Club, and the Girl Scouts
helped protect the exceptional flora of Cherney Maribel Caves County Park.
In 1989, Helen
was named Environmental Educator of the Year by the Manitowoc County Land Conservation Committee
and was a recipient of the Rahr Diamond Award given by the Isaac Walton League
Lyn Brouchoud, a Board Member at Woodland Dunes, accepted the award for Helen Dicke-Krivacek from Kevin Davison of Dominion
Lyn Brouchoud, a Board Member at Woodland Dunes, accepted the award for Helen Dicke-Krivacek from Kevin Davison of Dominion.
Along with Helen Dicke-Krivacek
, Bernie helped found the Woodland Dunes Nature Center
As the Champion of Champions, Helen
was also honored with a donation of $2,000.
family chose to donate the funds to the Woodland Dunes Nature Center
that plans to build a "nature-based" play area for young children at the center.