Summer-inspired stories from around the state; Step back in time to learn about some of the earliest lifeforms in Wisconsin

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
Wisconsin landscape

We talk with Mike Beno, editor of Our Wisconsin, about the June/July issue. Then, Kenneth Chris Gass and Scott Schaefer join us to share what our state looked like millions of years ago.

Featured in this Episode

  • Our Wisconsin early summer issue: pickles, fields of lavender, memories of a trip to Turtle Lake and more

    The editor of “Our Wisconsin” magazine shares his roundup of early summer stores, including a couple who started their own lavender farm and a family’s treasured pickling tradition.

  • Travel back to Wisconsin in the Paleozoic era

    The Paleozoic era started more than 500 million years ago. A shallow sea teeming with invertebrates covered Wisconsin and Illinois. We learn more about our state’s deep natural history, and how scientists are able to glimpse back into this time period.

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Mike Beno Guest
  • Kenneth C. Gass Guest
  • Scott Schaefer Guest
  • Jill Nadeau Executive Producer
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director

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