An update on PFAS chemicals and sturgeon spearing, Fourth graders quiz a biologist about animals

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Heard On The Morning Show
Juvenile lake sturgeon
Juvenile lake sturgeon. USFWS Midwest Region (CC BY 2.0)

Things are getting a little fishy on The Morning Show this Friday. We hear from some fourth graders who have questions for a DNR biologist about fish and other animals. Then, we discuss new developments in PFAS testing and the annual sturgeon spearing season.

Featured in this Show

  • What kids want to know about fish and other animals

    A DNR fisheries biologist answers questions from a class of Wisconsin fourth graders.

  • A round-up of rural Wisconsin's environmental news

    We get an update from WPR’s rural communities reporter about the more than 50 sites in Wisconsin that are contaminated with the so-called ‘forever chemicals’ known as PFAS. We also discuss the upcoming sturgeon spearing season.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Karl Scheidegger Guest
  • Rob Mentzer Guest

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