Regional Forester Kathleen Atkinson speaks with Lake Effect's Mitch Teich.
Wildfire season is already underway in Wisconsin's north woods, as fires rage and the region is under a Red Flag fire warning. But fire danger is only one of several key issues attracting the attention of the US Forest Service's new regional forester.
The International Joint Commission released a report Tuesday on how the health of the Great Lakes has changed in the past 25 years. The agency, made up of representatives from the U.S. and Canada, advises both countries on issues affecting their shared waterways.