Learn how a southern wetland provided critical refuge along the journey to freedom on the Underground Railroad at a banquet on Wednesday, February 20th in Middleton: Dr. Cassandra Newby-Alexander will present a banquet presentation entitled, The Dismal Swamp Revealed: A Path to Freedom. As we honor both African American History Month in February and the […]
Tony Castaneda talks with Kyle Magyera of the Wisconsin Wetlands Association about their new study on the role wetlands play in preventing severe flooding. Magyera says that Wisconsin has now lost more than half of its original wetlands. “The capacity of our wetland landscape to help manage, store, and slow the flow of water is more […]
On today’s show, Katie Beilfuss, Outreach Programs Director for the Wisconsin Wetlands Association, joins Buzz host Jan Miyasaki. Wisconsin Wetlands Association is dedicated to the protection, restoration and enjoyment of wetlands and associated ecosystems through science-based programs, education and advocacy.
May is “Wetlands Month”, and Jan Miyasaki interviews guest Katie Beilfuss, Outreach Program Director for the Wisconsin Wetlands Association to discuss land preservation and the designation of the Door Peninsula Coastal Wetlands as a “Wetlands of International Importance” site. They also discuss what goes into the definition of a “wetland”, and how the Wisconsin Wetlands […]
On Monday, July 29th Quentin Carpenter, Professor at the University of Wisconsin’s Nelson Institute, joined our host Brain Standing on the 8 O’Clock Buzz to talk about wetlands. Quentin has not only taught both Wetland Ecology and Field Ecology for the past 18 years at the Nelson Institute, but also is the author of “The Wetland Restoration Handbook for Land Owners”.
Erin O’Brien, Wetland Policy Director of the Wisconsin Wetlands Association joined Jan Miyasaki, host of the Wednesday morning 8 O’Clock Buzz, on May 15th, 2013. What exactly are wetlands and where in Wisconsin can you find them? Listen to today’s episode to find out!