Kathy Costello

Host / Producer

Kathy Costello has been WNKU's Celtic music host for nearly two decades.  She also produces and hosts WNKU's daily environmental feature, the Earth Calendar.

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Earth Calendar for October 24th and October 25th

National Radon Action Week is October 20th - 26th and occurs the 3rd week of October every year.  Radon gas is becoming more of a widespread problem in the United States.

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10:30 am
Wed October 22, 2014

Earth Calendar for October 22nd and October 23rd

Want to spot migrating birds? Watch the weather! In the fall, wind circulation patterns around highs and lows impact the movement of migratory birds.  

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Mon October 20, 2014

Earth Calendar for October 20th and October 21st

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released new guidance to help school districts protect indoor air quality while increasing energy efficiency during school renovations. 

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Earth Calendar for October 15th and October 16th

City of Dayton homeowners have the opportunity to have a large shade tree planted for free. The City of Dayton has 360 shade trees available.

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Mon October 13, 2014

Earth Calendar for October 13th and October 14th

October 12th through 18th is Earth Science Week. This year’s theme is Earth’s Connected Systems, an exploration of how land, water, air and living things affect and interact with each other.

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Fri October 10, 2014

Earth Calendar for October 10th and October 11th

Electronic rubbish, and computer equipment in particular, is a rapidly expanding stream of waste. Low prices allow consumers to replace "gadgets" often, and rapid technological change means there are always newer, better, more powerful products on the market.   

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Earth Calendar For October 8th and October 9th

Thanks to the Cooperative Conservation Project made possible by the Trust For Public Land, Three Valley Conservation Trust, the Ohio Public Works Commission and MetroParks of Butler County, an additional 255 acres of natural land is open for MetroParks visitors to enjoy daily.

This land complements the 82 acres currently open at the Wildlife Preserve Area of Forest Run MetroPark.
The public is welcome to attend the Official Grand Opening of the Timberman Ridge Area of Forest Run MetroPark this Saturday, October 11th, 11:00 am until 1:00 pm. The property is located at 1976 Timberman Ridge Rd., Hamilton, OH 45013 in Ross Township.  Follow the event parking signs as you approach the property. Staff will be on hand to assist you.
The celebration includes FREE Hayrides on the trails, a FREE pumpkin to the first 100 park customers and the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful nature photography of Rich Sears in the Forest Run Welcome Center. Enjoy the vista from the scenic overlook, check out the 3.7 miles of natural trail or scope out your fishing spot at one of the three catch and release ponds located in the park.  Regular daily park hours are from 8 a.m. until dark.
For further information, to view the Forest Run MetroPark Map and the trail Map for the Timberman Ridge Area of Forest Run MetroPark visit the website.

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Mon October 6, 2014

Earth Calendar for October 6th and October 7th

Ever wondered what triggers leaves to change color in the fall? The most important regulator of fall color change is the lengthening of night. 

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Earth Calendar
3:15 pm
Sun October 5, 2014

Earth Calendar for October 3rd and October 4th

Autumn is best time of year for planting trees, shrubs and perennials, so stock up at the Great Parks of Hamilton County Fall Plant Sale at Glenwood Gardens, October 3rd–4th.

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Earth Calendar for October 1st and October 2nd

MONCO Secure Document Destruction and Scanning will host a FREE opportunity to shred personal documents, old tax information and confidential papers from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Saturday, October 4th, at their certified shredding operations center, 700 Liberty Lane, Dayton, Ohio 45449. 

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