Ralph W. Abele, the late Executive Director of the PA Fish and Boat Commission, will be honored with a State Historic Marker from the PA Historical and Museum Commission on July 17 at 2:00 p.m. at the Commission headquarters building at 1601 Elmerton Ave. in Harrisburg.
The unveiling of the marker is sponsored by PHMC, the Commission and the Ralph W. Abele Conservation Scholarship Fund.
Throughout his life, Ralph Abele led, inspired, encouraged, motivated, supported and commanded the fight to save our natural environment. He believed strong in the right of everyone to “clean air, pure water and the preservation of the natural, scenic, historic and aesthetic values of the environment.”
As an uncommon leader of the Commonwealth and a champion for living creatures, his motto was “Do Your Duty And Fear No One!”
For more information on his life and accomplishments, visit the Ralph W. Abele webpage.