We talk with a fifth generation farm owner in Wisconsin who is the first in the nation to sell a new fast-growing, disease-resistant species of poplar tree. Then, we catch up with the planetarium director at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and learn why she thinks 2023 is the “Year of Space.”
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A new species of tree helps remove large amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. You can only get it from a Bayfield farm
A Wisconsin farm is the first to sell a new tree that promises to remove significant amounts of excess carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. We talk with the owner of the farm and a representative of the university that developed the tree to learn more about its potential to help the environment.
Four supermoons and a meteor shower illuminate the end of summer
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has unofficially dubbed this year to be the “Year of Space.” We learn why when we speak to the planetarium director about recent rare astronomical events, the annual perseid meteor shower and groundbreaking research on supermassive black holes.
- Kate Archer Kent Host
- Lee Rayburn Technical Director
- Avery Lea Rogers Producer
- Dane Hauser Guest
- Jeff Jackson Guest
- Jean Creighton Guest
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