environment

Politics & Government
1:00 am
Tue July 2, 2013

Counties Try to Put Restrictions on Proposed Iron Mine

Gogebic Taconite wants to excavate this land in northern Wisconsin, developing a huge iron ore mine
Credit Pete Rasmussen

Iron and Ashland counties are attempting to exert some control over the huge mine planned for northern Wisconsin.

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Environment
12:14 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Expert: Wisconsin Needs Better Flood Water Management

Many towns in Wisconsin are under warnings for flash floods.
Credit Retailmania/Flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews storm water management and flooding expert Ken Potter.

Wisconsin has had a June full of flash floods and mudslides. How concerned should we be?

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Environment
12:35 pm
Mon May 27, 2013

Three Hidden Nature Treasures in Milwaukee

Havenwood State Forest bridge
Credit Jeramey Jannene/Flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews outdoor activities contributors Stacy Tornio and Ken Keffer.

For an urban city, Milwaukee's got a lot of nature around.

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Environment
12:35 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

What Do Wisconsinites Think of a Second Wolf Hunt?

A gray wolf in Wisconsin
Credit Michele Woodford

WUWM environmental reporter Susan Bence interviews UW Madison researchers Adrian Treves and Lisa Naughton on public attitudes toward the state's wolf policy.

The clock is ticking ever closer to Wisconsin’s “still hotly debated” second wolf harvest.

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Environment
1:49 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Finance Committee Weighs Future of County Conservationists, Buy Local Program

Big rains carry unprotected soils and sediments from agricultural and construction sites into Lake Superior in Chequamegon Bay (near Ashland, Wis.) It's these situations county conservation departments try to avoid.
Credit Bob Gross/Hired Lens Photography

WUWM environmental reporter Susan Bence interviews Bridget Holcomb.

Why should the State maintain funding for county conservationists? One analyst explains they help farmers - and Wisconsin's water.

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