Pesky Pests And Their Diseases, Power Line Project Approved

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Wisconsin is home to more than 50 different species of mosquitoes. Our guest examines these pesky insects and shares how to protect against the diseases they carry. Plus, the construction of a 100-mile transmission line was just approved. We find out more about this project and why its considered a controversial decision.

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Episode Credits

  • Kealey Bultena Host
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Lyric Bartholomay Guest
  • Chris Hubbuch Guest
  • George Meyer Guest