Emotional labor, Blue Planet Prize, DNR logging standards

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In this May 6, 2020, file photo customers wait for to get their nails done at the Nail Tech salon in the Yuba Sutter Mall in Yuba City, Calif. California officials have named businesses that can start reopening now under rules aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus, but hair and nail salons are nowhere on that list. For more than a week, salon owners have clamored get back to work in California but Gov. Gavin Newsom has them slated for a later reopening date. Rich Pedroncelli/AP Photo

We learn more about emotional labor with the help a communications professor. Then, we talk to a UW professor who was awarded the Blue Planet Award for his environment work. Later, a WPR reporter shares more about Wisconsin residents raising concerns over DNR logging standards in the northern part of the state.

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  • DNR logging standards under question in northern Wisconsin

    Some northern Wisconsin residents have raised concerns that the state Department of Natural Resources isn’t following its own standards for harvesting timber too close to lakeshores. We learn more about the complaints and the investigation.

Episode Credits

  • Dean Knetter Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Danielle Kaeding Guest