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Wednesday on Lake Effect: Fire & Police Commission Chair, Songbird Illness, Colorful Bird Statues, Inclusive Yoga

Today on Lake Effect, we talk with the new chair of Milwaukee’s Fire & Police Commission: Ed Fallone. Then, tell you about a mysterious illness killing songbirds and the ways you can help prevent the spread. We meet the organization behind the big, colorful birds in Lakeshore Park in Milwaukee. Plus, hear from a yoga teacher who’s working to make the practice more inclusive.


  • Ed Fallone, chair of Milwaukee's Fire & Police Commission
  • Lindsay Obermeier, director of the raptor program at the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
  • Marilu Knode, executive director of the Black Box Fund
  • Joanna Brooks, owner of Embody Yoga