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Environment

Environment

WUWM’s environmental reporting covers the latest issues related to the climate, environmental research and how Wisconsinites can adapt to our changing ecosystem.
  • Fiethong Thao believes his ecological restoration work is making a difference but that doesn't eliminate his concerns about climate change.
    Susan Bence
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    WUWM
    With the presidential and various state and local elections on the horizon, we hear from Milwaukee area voters who are concerned about environmental challenges and what candidates will do to tackle them. This segment begins a new series we're calling "Politics through the Prism of the Environment."
  • Willow (pictured above) is a Northern Saw-whet Owl. She is one of the 15 non-releasable birds a part of the Raptor Program at the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center.
    Zoe Finney
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    Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
    It’s peak birding season in Wisconsin, and if you look high in the sky, you’ll likely see some raptors soaring. Raptors like hawks, owls and vultures sometimes get a bad reputation, but these birds of prey play a huge ecological role.