Wisconsin’s workforce, Cleanup efforts in the Great Lakes basin

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Wetland at Bear Beach, Wisconsin State Natural Area
Bear Beach, Wisconsin State Natural Area, Joshua Mayer CC-BY-SA

First, we get an update on the state of Wisconsin’s workforce challenges. Then, a pair of researchers discuss a 13-year long study into wetlands in the Great Lakes basin and how it ties into cleanup efforts.

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    Wisconsin saw record job growth and low unemployment in 2022, while racial pay inequities eased. At the same time, inflation erased wage gains for many, women fell out of the workforce, and union activity dropped. We explore the State of Working Wisconsin 2023 with one of the report’s co-authors.

  • How data from a 13-year study of Great Lakes basin wetlands is cleaning up Wisconsin waterways

    Wisconsin’s most polluted rivers are getting cleaned up thanks to data collected from a 13-year study of wildlife, aquatic plants and the water quality of wetlands throughout the Great Lakes Basin. Two Wisconsin researchers join us to explain how the research and cleanup efforts are connected.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Laura Dresser Guest
  • Erin Giese Guest
  • Madeline Magee Guest

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