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Feb 26, 2018

Karen Oberhauser, the new director of the UW-Madison Arboretum and an internationally renowned monarch butterfly researcher, discusses the growth of citizen science projects, why she chose monarchs as a research subject and how the mission of places like the arboretum will evolve.

Feb 19, 2018

Avid hunter and fisher Noah Wishau recently started the podcast Wisconsin’s Hunting Heritage. Wishau talks about the future of hunting in the state, what he’s learning from talking to other hunters and conservationists, and the gulf of opinion between hunters and anti-hunters on a range of issues including gun control.

Feb 12, 2018

Project SNOWstorm uses innovative science to understand snowy owls, and to engage people in their conservation through outreach and education. David Brinker, a Wisconsin-raised ecologist, discusses the project and its recent effort to add trackers to snowy owls in Wisconsin.

Feb 5, 2018

David Drake, UW-Madison professor and extension wildlife specialist, discusses the UW Urban Canid Project, a study on red foxes and coyotes living in urban Madison. The project aims to investigate the way canids are living in the city and how we can coexist with these wild neighbors.