Wildlife killing contests feature hundreds of participants, ready to hunt the wild creatures of natural landscapes. They bring back coyotes, foxes, rabbits, birds and all sorts of other species. But when heaps of animal carcasses are left in the wake of the hunters, the ethics of these events are put into question. Nevertheless, they are […]
Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd speaks with current Representative and gubernatorial candidate Dana Wachs. In his interview, Wachs emphasized the importance of environmental issues to the state of Wisconsin, including hunting rights, CAFOs, water quality, high capacity wells and Foxconn. Other topics discussed include the consequences of Act 10 and educational policy.
Last week, PNM’s Lincoln Tice explored the sustainability of hunting, primarily as a source for food. Tonight, Lincoln continues the discussion with an epidemic that’s infecting deer populations throughout the state, Chronic Wasting Disease. His guest is Michael Samuel, Professor Emeritus in forest and wildlife ecology at UW-Madison. CWD is a fatal neurodegenerative disease affecting […]
In tonight’s episode of the Perpetual Notion Machine, Lincoln Tice investigates the sustainability of hunting, and particularly as a source of food. One of his guests is Keith Warnke, Natural Resources Program Specialist at the WI DNR, who organizes the DNR’s hunting education classes. Lincoln’s other guest is Kelly Maynard, who has been hunting for […]