A New Home For Veterans, Checking On Wisconsin’s Black Bears

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Heard On The Morning Show
Black bear cubs
Black bear cubs remain with their mother in her winter den and disperse in their second spring. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources/Herbert Lange (CC BY-ND)

We learn how a new and unique home for struggling veterans got started. Then, we claw away at the issues facing the Wisconsin bear population.

Featured in this Show

  • Peer-Run Respite For Veterans Opens In Pewaukee

    A new respite home in Pewaukee is helping veterans experiencing mental health and substance use challenges. We explore the peer-run facility and how it’s offers recovery and support.

  • Black Bears Return From Hibernation

    State authorities estimate Wisconsin is home to over 24,000 black bears, which are now beginning to emerge from hibernation. We discuss the population, conflicts with property owners, hunting quotas and more with a large carnivore specialist from the Department of Natural Resources.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Brian Michel Guest
  • Peter Borucki Guest
  • Randy Johnson Guest

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