New state geologist puts value on natural resource data, Latest economic development in northern Wisconsin

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Members of the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin work on a solar installation.
Members of the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin work on a solar installation outside the College of Menominee Nation’s Sustainable Development Institute Thursday, April 27, 2023. Joe Schulz/WPR

Wisconsin’s new State Geologist explains how environmental data is put to use by various state agencies. Then we talk with two economic development leaders about what’s happening in northern Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • What the new state geologist wants Wisconsinites to know about shared natural resources

    The state Geological and Natural History Survey researches and provides environmental data that helps inform institutional decisions that can affect our environment. We’ll talk with Wisconsin’s new state geologist about who they work with and how their data is used.

  • Overview of northern Wisconsin's economy

    In 2021, northern Wisconsin produced roughly $14 billion in economic output, according to the St. Louis Fed. We talk with a pair of regional economic development leaders for an update on the goals and challenges of northern Wisconsin’s economy.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Avery Lea Rogers Producer
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Sue Swanson Guest
  • Sheldon Johnson Guest
  • Tommy Wartman Guest

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