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The Larry Meiller Show

Wisconsin Public Radio

Join host Larry Meiller every weekday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on The Ideas Network stations as he discusses environmental and consumer issues, gardening and helpful "how-to" topics with his guests. Producers Jill Nadeau and Clara Neupert seek out knowledgeable guests who give you accurate advice on a range of topics impacting your life and community. And you're always welcome to be part of the conversation as Meiller helps you get your questions answered. Also tune in to an encore broadcast of Friday's " Garden Talk " show every Saturday morning at 6 a.m. And visit the show's blog any time to keep the conversation going.

Join host Larry Meiller every weekday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on The Ideas Network stations as he discusses environmental and consumer issues, gardening and helpful "how-to" topics with his guests. Producers Jill Nadeau and Clara Neupert seek out knowledgeable guests who give you accurate advice on a range of topics impacting your life and community. And you're always welcome to be part of the conversation as Meiller helps you get your questions answered. Also tune in to an encore broadcast of Friday's " Garden Talk " show every Saturday morning at 6 a.m. And visit the show's blog any time to keep the conversation going.

Location:

Madison, MI

Description:

Join host Larry Meiller every weekday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on The Ideas Network stations as he discusses environmental and consumer issues, gardening and helpful "how-to" topics with his guests. Producers Jill Nadeau and Clara Neupert seek out knowledgeable guests who give you accurate advice on a range of topics impacting your life and community. And you're always welcome to be part of the conversation as Meiller helps you get your questions answered. Also tune in to an encore broadcast of Friday's " Garden Talk " show every Saturday morning at 6 a.m. And visit the show's blog any time to keep the conversation going.

Language:

English

Contact:

800-642-1234


Episodes

Art for everyone: Public art in Wisconsin

5/26/2022
Milwaukee’s new Giannis Antetokounmpo mural is one example of public art. We take a tour of public art around the state and hear from our guests why art is for everyone.

Duration:00:35:42

American Players Theatre 2022 season preview

5/26/2022
From June through October each year, American Players Theatre produces eight plays in rotation at their indoor and outdoor theaters located in Spring Green. We talk with the artistic director and an actor about their upcoming season.

Duration:00:37:51

Hiking Wisconsin parks with your dog

5/25/2022
Taking your dog to a park can be a fun outing for you both, but there are rules. We talk about what you should know before you go with the author of a new book .

Duration:00:36:02

Efforts to save endangered Wisconsin turtles

5/25/2022
A study recently published in Nature shows that 20% of reptile species, including 60% of turtles, are threatened with extinction. We check in with a DNR specialist to find out how Wisconsin reptiles, and turtle species in particular, are doing.

Duration:00:37:35

Pet Care: Horses and other large animals

5/24/2022
Caring for large animals takes specialized training. We talk with a large animal veterinarian about horses, foals, cattle, calves, pigs, goats and sheep.

Duration:01:13:34

Weather Guys: Temperature fluxuations

5/23/2022
The Weather Guys are back to talk about why we went from a very chilly April to a very hot May in one week. We also look at dust clouds and how they affect weather.

Duration:00:35:12

How To Remove A Gigaton of Carbon

5/23/2022
Scientists predict that we need to remove 10 gigatons of carbon from the earth's atmosphere every year by 2050 to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. We speak with two engineering experts about the potential to capture and remove carbon from the air to reduce the temperature of the planet. Their technology, developed at UW Madison, turns carbon dioxide into a limestone that can be used in construction.

Duration:00:38:18

Garden Talk: Creating a home for pollinators

5/20/2022
June is National Pollinator Month. To celebrate we talk about what you can do in your garden to create more and better habitat for bees, butterflies and other pollinators.

Duration:01:13:36

Spring bird migration update

5/19/2022
Spring bird migration continues through May. We talk about how birds have been affected by unusual spring weather and what you can do in your backyard to help them on their journey.

Duration:01:13:33

Insect update: Spring bugs

5/18/2022
Many kinds of insects emerge in the spring, some are beneficial - some aren’t. We talk with an entomologist about ants, bees, caterpillars and ticks.

Duration:01:13:33

Caring for adult teeth

5/17/2022
Taking care of your teeth is important at every age. We speak with a dentist about why adults need regular checkups and what you can do to keep your teeth healthy.

Duration:00:34:14

How to stay hydrated

5/17/2022
Staying hydrated is a little more complicated than drinking 8 glasses of water a day. We talk with two experts about summer drinks for kids, hydration for older adults and for those who are involved in intense exercise.

Duration:00:39:30

Physical Therapy: Rotator cuff tears

5/16/2022
More than two million Americans experience some type of rotator cuff problem every year. We look at causes, symptoms, different treatments and which work best.

Duration:01:13:25

Garden Talk: Companion planting

5/13/2022
Science tells us that some plants help each other when grown together. We talk with a UW Extension educator about selecting plant combinations and the benefits they can bring to your garden.

Duration:00:00:17

Home Improvement: Career opportunities

5/12/2022
There is a shortage of skilled workers in trades like construction and plumbing. We talk about a joint effort to give students the opportunity to explore these career options. We also take home improvement questions.

Duration:01:13:28

The health of Great Lakes fish

5/11/2022
Fisheries in the Great Lakes are under stress. We talk with an expert from the Wisconsin Sea Grant about how fish populations are doing and what kinds of research is being conducted.

Duration:00:35:45

Phosphorus - finding a more sustainable future

5/11/2022
Phosphorus is essential for life but current mining and farming practices are causing environmental damage. We talk with a researcher about current efforts to find better ways of utilizing the element.

Duration:00:37:57

Skin cancer prevention and UV safety

5/10/2022
It’s time to enjoy more outdoor activities. We talk to a dermatologist about how to safely enjoy the outdoors and reduce our exposure to UV radiation.

Duration:00:33:18

The inside story on headaches

5/10/2022
More people complain about headaches than any other medical problem. We talk about why we get headaches, what happens in our bodies when we do, and how to get rid of them.

Duration:00:40:12

Tech update: How to back up your computer

5/9/2022
Whether you have a PC or a Mac, backing up your data is a good idea. We talk with a tech expert about the advantages and how to do it. We also look at docking stations and why it may be a good option for you.

Duration:01:13:33