Sharing The Land While Producing Food, Benefits Of Home Workouts, COVID-19 Update

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Pinnacle Health and Fitness in Madison says it will be closed until further notice
A sign on the door of Pinnacle Health and Fitness on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 in Madison says it will be closed until further notice. Bridgit Bowden/WPR

We revisit a conversation about improving food production methods, especially in ways that don’t harm birds and other wildlife. We also discuss how working out at home can offer an improved exercise experience. And we look at the number of COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations in the state.

Featured in this Show

  • Balancing Food Production And Wildlife That Shares The Land

    An environmentalist reflects on the loss of birds and other wildlife that used to be common on the rural landscape of his youth. He then investigates agricultural methods that can both increase food production for humans and make room for those creatures.

  • Some Gymgoers Finding Working Out From Home To Have Surprising Benefits

    While some gymgoers and exercise class attendees have been experiencing frustration and dissatisfaction in their disrupted fitness routines, others have been surprised to find that they might actually like working out at home better. We talk with a historian and researcher about fitness culture and working out at home.

  • The Latest On Coronavirus In Wisconsin

    The number of positive COVID-19 cases has been increasing in Wisconsin while the number of deaths from the virus is slowing down. We take a look at what’s going on and what it might tell us about the coronavirus’ future in the state.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • John Marzluff Guest
  • Natalia Petrzela Guest
  • Amanda Simanek Guest

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