Professor Emeritus Gilbert Gleason taught and advised in the Biological Science Department for 28 years. The first teacher of biology at Michigan College of Mining & Technology – Sault Branch, he was instrumental in the establishment of the Natural Wildlife History Museum located in Crawford Hall of LSSU. His life was devoted to his students and his love for the outdoors. His wife Maxine, also a devoted educator, taught fourth grade in the Sault Public School system for 30 years. It was their wish to provide assistance to those with the appreciation for the outdoor environment. Successful candidates must complete two years or 56 credits in the fisheries and wildlife program with a GPA of 3.0.