Past Wisconsin conservation leader talks state’s future, New prisoner art exhibition in Milwaukee

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bur oak in Waukesha county
The bur oak tree on Glenn and Tizza Meyer’s farm in Waukesha County. Photo courtesy of Waukesha County Land Conservancy

First, a Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame member discusses changes in the state Department of Natural Resources and recent environmental news. Then, a panel of Milwaukee art leaders discuss a new exhibition highlighting the life of incarcerated people.

Featured in this Show

  • Former DNR leader reflects on state's conservation efforts

    For nearly 50 years, George Meyer either furthered or advocated for conservation programs in Wisconsin. The former secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and recently retired executive director of the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation joins us to talk about the past and future of the DNR.

  • Milwaukee exhibition features prison art

    State data shows more than 20,000 incarcerated individuals in the Wisconsin prison system. A new Milwaukee art exhibition called “Art Against the Odds” is shedding light on the life of current and former prisoners. We take an inside look.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • George Meyer Guest
  • Jeff Morin Guest
  • Debra Brehmer Guest

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