Wisconsin Wildlife Update: Waterfowl And Kirtland's...07/23/14
The spring migration is over, but there is still plenty to talk about with Wisconsin's birds. Larry Meiller gets an update on our endangered Kirtland's warblers, as well as a update on the waterfowl breeding season. Plus, answers to listener questions...
Civil War Reenactments
Larry Meiller visits with two members of the Muskets Memories Civil War Era Committee in Boscobel, Wisconsin, about how they research and plan for Civil War reenactments.
"The Smoke At Dawn"
Larry Meiller speaks with the award-winning author of a new novel that looks at events in the summer 1863 and their impact on the progression of the US Civil War.
Insect Update: Red Lily Leaf Beetles And A Deer Tick Update
Larry Meiller learns about the red lily leaf beetle and its presence in Wisconsin. Plus, a reminder about deer ticks and their life cycle.
Garden Talk: Gardening In A Cool Summer
It's been a cool, cloudy, and wet summer. Today on Garden Talk, Larry Meiller finds out whether that will impact plants that love hot, sunny weather.
Christmas In July: Holiday Collectibles
Larry Meiller's guest has a special "Christmas in July" estate sale approaching, so why don't find out what holiday collectibles may be worth?
Global Collaboration To Address Climate Change
Larry Meiller learns about two different collaborative efforts to address climate change and shrinking resources. Wisconsin researchers figure prominently in both in the Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network (GLEON) and the Paleo-Ecological...
The Health Of Wisconsin's Lakes
Larry Meiller and his guests discuss how Wisconsin's lakes contribute to the quality of life in our state. We'll learn about the work of the UW Center for Limnology to keep those lakes healthy now and in the future.
Travel Advice: Streamlining Security Lines And Other Travel Advice
Larry Meiller learns seven ways to get through security faster, and how what you don’t know about air travel can hurt you this summer. Plus, advice for your upcoming trips as well!
Getting To Know French Wines
In honor of Bastille Day, Judith Siers-Poisson learns about the wonderful wines of France.
The Simple Elegance Of French Cooking
July 14th is France's national holiday. Judith Siers-Poisson finds out what the essence of French cooking is, and some great recipes that anyone can make successfully.
Garden Talk: Plant Diseases And Mid-Summer Gardening
Today on Garden Talk, Larry Meiller finds out about diseases that are rearing their ugly heads in Wisconsin gardens this year, and what garden care we should be focusing on mid-summer.
Home Repair And Improvement: Landscaping To Prevent Water Damage
With record rainfall in June around much of the state, property owners have had to deal with seeping basements, leaking roofs, and leaking walls. Larry Meiller learns strategies to keep water out of your building, without creating problems for the...
The Many Wonders Of Wisconsin's Streams
Wisconsin's streams are thriving and complex ecosystems. Larry Meiller visits with the authors of a brand-new field guide to Wisconsin streams and the creatures that inhabit them.
The World Of Beetles
There are over 1,400 species of beetles that live in the Eastern United States. Larry Meiller learns about these fascinating insects from the author of the most comprehensive guide to them yet.
Keeping Our Pets Happy And Healthy: The Grain-Free Pet Diet Debate
There is currently a controversy surrounding grain in commercial pet foods. Larry Meiller finds out how to separate fact and fiction. Plus, new help for people with a cat that isn't using the litterbox appropriately.
Computer Advice: To Sync Or Not To Sync
Larry Meiller finds out how to sync your phone, computer, tablet and other gadgets, and whether there are times when you might want to keep them isolated from each other.
Garden Talk: Beautiful Blooms
This week on "Garden Talk," Larry Meiller tells us what's currently in bloom at the Allen Centennial Gardens in Madison. Plus, he shares some handy tips for keeping your flower garden beautiful all season long! [Originally broadcast May 23, 2014]
Summer Birdwatching in Wisconsin
A holiday tradition is to talk about birdwatching. Today, Larry Meiller learns what our birds are busy with in summer. We'll discuss nesting and the raising of young, as well as why some birds sing less at this time of year.
Wisconsin Wildlife Update: Changes In The Wolf Harvest Limits And More
Larry Meiller finds out what changes have been made to the state's wolf harvest limits, and how the wet weather is affecting our wildlife.
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