Commentary – The Truth About Pet Food

One California-based animal rights group is calling for aboycott of commercial pet food. The Animal Protection Institute claimsthat most consumers are unaware that they are not providing their petswith proper nutrition. The group charges that most commercial foodscontain things like slaughterhouse waste, roadkill and restaurant greaseand they’re calling on pet owners to replace commercial foods withfresher, more nutritious foods. However, not everyone is sold on theidea. Great Lakes Radio Consortium Commentator Julia King questions thewisdom of treating pets like people:

Great Lakes Story – Today’s Youth

This Spring, environmentalist Alden Lind received the SpecialAchievement Award from the National Wildlife Federation for a lifetimeof work protecting the Great Lakes. Born in Duluth and raised alongLake Superior’s North Shore, 63-year-old Alden Lind has spent over fortyyears as an active steward to Lake Superior. Now he faces a personalbattle with congenitive heart failure. As part of the Great Lakes RadioConsortium’s continuing series "Great Lakes Stories", Lind says thattoday’s youth need to get more involved in politics: