On Tuesday a Pennsylvania historic marker was unveiled honoring former Fish and Boat Commission Executive Director Ralph W. Abele (1921-1990) in a dedication ceremony at PFBC headquarters in Harrisburg.
In this video, Dennis Guise, representing the Ralph W. Abele Conservation Scholarship Fund, offers personel stories and insights into the legacy of Ralph Abele.
Watch the remarks of these speakers at this special event--
-- John Arway, Executive Director, Fish & Boat Commission
-- Franklin Kury, former Senator and Representative
-- Larry Schweiger, National Wildlife Federation President & CEO
-- Frederick Powell, PA Historical & Museum Commission
-- Cindy Dunn, DCNR, reading a letter from Susan Q. Stranahan, former Philadelphia Inquirer environment reporter and author of Susquehanna River of Dreams
-- Ralph Abele Jr, on behalf of the family
-- Unveiling the Historic Marker and marker text