DNR finalizes wolf hunt numbers, New season of ‘Wisconsin Life,’ Big box shopping beneficial?

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Wolf tracks in the snow on Fountain Freight road in Yellowstone National Park
This Jan. 7, 2018, photo released by the National Park Service shows wolf tracks on Fountain Freight road in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. Wolves have repopulated the mountains and forests of the American West with remarkable speed since their reintroduction 25 years ago, expanding to more than 300 packs in six states. Jacob W. Frank/National Park Service via AP

An outdoors editor joins us to discuss the Wisconsin DNR’s move to undercut a fall wolf hunt quota already approved by its policy-setting Natural Resources Board. Then the host and producer of PBS Wisconsin’s “Wisconsin Life” give us a taste of the newest series, dropping this week. And we learn from a consumer science expert whether we actually have something to gain by shopping at a warehouse store.

Featured in this Show

  • DNR sets wolf hunt quota at 130

    We discuss how in an unprecedented move, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources set a quota for less than half as many wolves than the Natural Resources Board approved in August.

  • Previewing PBS Wisconsin's eighth season of 'Wisconsin Life'

    The eighth season of PBS Wisconsin’s series “Wisconsin Life” debuts this week. We get a preview of where host Angela Fitzgerald explored around the state.

  • Is shopping at warehouse clubs right for you?

    Is buying a gallon container of mayonnaise a good idea? For some people, especially those who really like their mayo, it could be. We look at the pros and cons of shopping at warehouse clubs, whether they can save you money in the long run, and who stands to benefit the most from them.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Paul Smith Guest
  • Angela Fitzgerald Guest
  • Kelly Saran Guest
  • Nancy Wong Guest