Tonight, the Perpetual Notion Machine explores the Emerald Ash Borer, another of the many destructive pests living in Wisconsin. And like the Zebra mussel, the Emerald ash borer, is a non-native, invasive species. So, PNM’s Will Cushman talks with UW-Madison entomologist Chris Williamson to help us understand what the ash borer is all about, and […]
First ash trees, now bats. Wisconsin was one of the last holdouts against White Nose Syndrome, a fungus that has devastated bat populations. No longer. Biologist David Blehert tells us what this could mean for Wisconsin’s flying mammals.
Little green invaders land in Dane County and devour our trees. Will nothing stop them?
On Wednesday, May 15th host Tim Hansel talked with Wisconsin DNR representative Kelly Kearns about invasive species across the state. Everyone knows invasive species are bad – but why? What’s their history? How do you identify them and what can you do about it if you see one?