Fighting CWD With Fire, Hawks Vs. Crows, Proposal For Statewide Badgercare

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Chronic wasting disease continues to be a problem for Wisconsin’s deer population and hunting industry. A wildlife expert explains why he thinks controlled fires may be the only remedy for the deadly disease. We hear about a Democratic proposal in the state Assembly that would make Badgercare health coverage available to all Wisconsinites. Plus, we talk to a bird expert about why seemingly foolhardy crows are often seen attacking hawks.

Featured in this Show

  • Fire May Be Effective At Combating Chronic Wasting Disease

    New research is finding that using controlled fires in natural areas might help reduce chronic wasting disease among the white-tailed deer population. We speak to Mark Zabel about his research and how it could be implemented in Wisconsin.

  • Lawmakers Consider BadgerCare As Public Option

    As the fight over health care continues in Washington D.C., two Wisconsin lawmakers are floating plans to make BadgerCare a public option. We speak with Bobby Peterson of ABC for Health about the plan and its feasibility.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Mark Zabel Guest
  • Bobby Peterson Guest

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