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The Rural Midwest Is Seeing Job Growth In Clean Energy
Inside Climate News
Dec. 10, 2018 | 3 p.m.
Wind turbines have become a familiar part of the landscape in the rural Midwest, and with them have come jobs, income for farmers and tax revenue for communities.
Series: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Strengthens Foothold Across Wisconsin
Nov. 28, 2018 | 10 a.m.
As of late 2018, 27 counties across Wisconsin have confirmed reports of the brown marmorated stink bug and a handful of others have suspected sightings.
Series: Chronic Wasting Disease In Wisconsin's Deer
Wisconsin Deer Data Can Help Detect CWD Elsewhere
Great Lakes Echo
Nov. 15, 2018 | 3 p.m.
Data from dead deer in Wisconsin and applied to living ones in Virginia could help detect disease earlier in herds in the Great Lakes states and elsewhere.
Why Wisconsin Saw A Surge In Mosquitoes As Summer 2018 Ended
Oct. 31, 2018 | 10 a.m.
Wisconsinites generally expect mosquitoes to be "bad" from late spring through the summer, but for the pesky sanguivores to fade away as autumn approaches. However, September 2018 definitely bucked the trend.
Stopping Unwanted Critters From Sneaking Indoors Requires Diligence
Mary Kate McCoy
Wisconsin Public Radio
Oct. 26, 2018 | 9 a.m.
Fall and winter's plunging temperatures inspire spending more time indoors, but that warmth can also be an invitation to some unwelcome guests.
Bolstering Isle Royale Wolf Population Raises Questions About Ecological Balance
University of St. Thomas
Michigan State University
Oct. 18, 2018 | Noon
Isle Royale's main draws are wilderness and wildlife, including beaver, otters, moose, martens and – for the moment – a very few wolves.
The Purple Carrot-Seed Moth Lands In Wisconsin
Oct. 12, 2018 | 2:40 p.m.
The latest non-native pest to arrive in Wisconsin is the tiny purple carrot-seed moth, and its impacts are not yet fully known.
Birdsong Recordings Help Match Kirtland's Warblers In The North Woods
Great Lakes Echo
Oct. 11, 2018 | Noon
Every day the love song of a Kirtland's warbler calls throughout the Bayfield County Forest in northwestern Wisconsin. But it isn't coming from a bird.
Series: The Yahara Watershed
Series: Extreme Precipitation And Wisconsin's Climate
What Could Happen The Next Time Madison Gets Hit By Extreme Rainfall
Oct. 2, 2018 | 3 p.m.
While efforts after August 2018 storms focused on cleaning up and limiting flooding, Madison will need to address its vulnerability to extreme rainfall if it wants to prepare for the future.
How Two Wisconsin Cities Want To Transform Their Energy Use
Sept. 28, 2018 | 3:45 p.m.
Two of Wisconsin's major cities, Madison and Eau Claire, have resolved to go carbon-neutral, by reducing their levels of energy usage and converting entirely to renewable sources.
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