Elk herds grow slowly in Wisconsin, Planned Parenthood CEO discusses return of abortion services

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Bull elk
Bull elk. Photo: Tim Lumley (CC-BY-NC-ND)

Ahead of the elk hunting season, we explore Wisconsin elk herds that are slowly growing but fall short of population goals. Then, the CEO of Planned Parenthood explains the organization’s decision to resume abortion services in Madison and Milwaukee.

Featured in this Show

  • It's elk breeding and viewing season in Wisconsin, followed by limited hunting

    Two herds of wild elk are growing in Wisconsin. Native to the state but wiped out in the 1800s, elk were successfully reintroduced in 1995. With some 515 elk here today, below the goal of 1,400 animals, hunters will be allowed to harvest a dozen bulls this fall. A state wildlife biologist joins us.

  • Planned Parenthood resumes Wisconsin abortion services

    This week, Planned Parenthood is resuming abortion services at its Milwaukee and Madison clinics. We talk with the organization’s leader about the decision to bring back services after more than a year.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Josh Spiegel Guest
  • Tanya Atkinson Guest