Coordinator of the US Forest Service's Urban Connections program in Milwaukee, Jean Claassen, and this year's intern group Taylor Ruffin, Arturo Garcia, and Cassie Cibik spoke with Lake Effect's Mitch Teich about the program.
Students at most colleges and universities around the state are back in class at this point. For a group of students that spent the summer in Milwaukee, they take back with them lessons learned in developing environmental curricula for young people.
Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews author Chris Johnson about his new book on the creation of national forests.
As the weather gets nicer, millions of Americans will take to hiking in national forests, trading in the company of man for the company of trees. But as more people take advantage of forests, the increased foot-traffic may actually pose a threat to these natural resources.