IN LOVING MEMORY OF
Carol J. McDaniel
July 1, 1948 - May 9, 2021
On May 9, 2021, Carol Jean Mc Daniel passed away. She was passionate about restoring bluebird populations. In 1981, Carol organized the Lafayette County Bluebird Society. As a lifelong member of BRAW she made notable contributions enhancing field operations, restoration activity effectiveness, and proudly rose to serve as its president. Among numerous accomplishments were Carol's tenure as vice-president and director of the North American Bluebird Society and authoring the Eastern Bluebird species count for the "Atlas of Breeding Birds of Wisconsin" by the Wisconsin Society of Ornithology. Her persistent commitment and support of BRAW's restoration activities are legendary .
Carol's commitment to the to the restoration of bluebird populations continues today via Carol's generous gift donation enabling BRAW's Board of Directors to create the Carol McDaniel Legacy Fund to honor her memory. This fund supports:
• A leadership award named in Carol's honor,
• Perpetual recognition on the BRAW website
• The Carol McDaniel Legacy Nest Box Program
• Named grants for bluebird research
• Long-term sustainability endowment fund.