Wisconsin Sets New Wolf Quota, The Worker Shortage In Wisconsin

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Gray wolf walking in the snow
Gray wolf walking in the snow. MacNeil Lyons, National Park Service (CC BY)

Regulators in Wisconsin have set a new limit for the fall wolf hunt, and it’s more than double the size recommended by the state Department of Natural Resources. We hear from a reporter, and a perspective from a Wisconsin conservationist. Then, we talk to a regional economist about how the worker shortage is impacting businesses and workers in the state.

Featured in this Show

  • A Look At The 2021 Fall Wolf Hunt Quota Of 300

    We talk with a WPR reporter and a wolf biologist to learn more about a controversial new quota set for a fall wolf hunt in Wisconsin.

  • An Update On Wisconsin's Worker Shortage

    As the country continues to reopen during the pandemic, a shortage of workers has emerged across the U.S. We talk to a regional economist about what the shortage looks like in Wisconsin, and the effects its having on workers and businesses.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Danielle Kaeding Guest
  • Adrian Wydeven Guest
  • Steve Deller Guest