Wisconsin Seeing An Increase In Women Becoming Farmers, Tribe Receives Conservation Grant

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The Potawatomi tribe in Forest County recently received a federal grant to manage bat populations in the state. The director of the project talks about the important role bats play in the area’s ecosystem. And farming is growing in popularity as a career for women in Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • More Women In Wisconsin Are Becoming Farmers

    Over the last 15 years, the number of women farmers has grown tremendously in Wisconsin. We’re joined by Lisa Kivirist, an advocate for women to become farmers, about why agriculture has become more popular for women in the state.

  • Wisconsin Tribe Receives National Conservation Grant To Study Bat Populations

    The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe has earned a national grant to protect native bat species in Wisconsin and study a disease that is affecting the animal around the country. A wildlife program manager explains the role these bats play in the state’s ecosystem.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Matt Oleson Producer
  • Heather Stricker Guest