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From a single creek, Ellsworth area couple's conservation efforts have flowed

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It started with a project to do conservation work on Trimbelle Creek.

From there, Ralph and Kathryn Schommer went on to participate in stream improvements throughout the county. Eventually, Ralph Schommer took their environmental quest statewide by being elected to the Wisconsin Conservation Congress.


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Bill Kirk
Bill Kirk has been editor at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, since 1988. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.
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