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Wednesday on Lake Effect: Youth Justice Reform, Habitat Fragmentation, 'The Last Castle'

Wednesday on Lake Effect

A look at how youth justice reform in Wisconsin compares to what’s happening in other states. Then, connecting fragments of habitat has caused an annual increase of species in each area - surprising even the scientists. And writer Denise Kiernan explains why she was so intrigued by the colossal Biltmore Estate mansion in North Carolina.


  • Allison Dikanovic, journalist
  • Ellen Damschen, professor in the Department of Integrative Biology, UW-Madison
  • Denise Kiernan, author, The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation’s Largest Home