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 November 16, 2012

Earth Calendar for November 16th and November 17th

The use of electronic products has grown substantially over the past two decades, changing the way and the speed in which we communicate and how we get information and entertainment.  

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Wed November 14, 2012

Earth Calendar for November 14th and November 15th

The yearly ritual of raking, bagging and hauling leaves to the curb is in full swing. 

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Mon November 12, 2012

Earth Calendar for November 12th and November 13th

The Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District is encouraging Hamilton County residents to recycle this fall. 

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Earth Calendar for November 7th and November 8th

While superstorm Sandy sent most people running for shelter wherever they could find it, bird enthusiasts rushed outdoors as soon as possible to scan the skies for birds that usually don't visit their neighborhoods.

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Mon November 5, 2012

Earth Calendar for November 5th and November 6th

A typical household in the Midwest spends nearly $2,000. per year on energy. 

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Earth Calendar for November 2nd and November 3rd

November 17th is the next scheduled work day for the Licking River Greenway and Trails, an ambitious Northern Kentucky effort to create an urban greenway from the mouth of the Licking River to the I-275 loop.  

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Wed October 31, 2012

Earth Calendar for October 31st and November 1st

Extreme heat and drought over the summer took their toll on many food crops – but there is an abundance of pumpkins in many places for the fall season.

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Mon October 29, 2012

Earth Calendar for October 29th and October 30th

The focus of the Kentucky Conservation Districts’ Conservation Art and Writing Contests this year is forests.

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Fri October 26, 2012

Earth Calendar for October 26th and October 27th

Conservation and Natural Resources Scholarships are available to students in the fields of natural resource conservation, forestry, soil science, ecology, wildlife science or agriculture.  The Campbell County Conservation District will award up to three $1,000 scholarships named for the late W. Robert Ellis, to students who are Campbell County residents. High school students planning to enter college, as well as students currently attending college, are eligible to apply. Applications must be postmarked or submitted to the district office by Friday, January 25, 2013.

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Wed October 24, 2012

Earth Calendar October 24th and October 25th

Save water and promote healthy trees with a quick sprinkle of wood chips, sawdust or other mulch material.  Mulch is a thin layer of ground bark, compost, sawdust, grass clippings and leaves placed on soil.  It cools the earth below and holds in moisture, decreasing the amount of watering you have to do (typically hundreds of gallons a year).  Mulch helps protect tree roots, and the organic variety provides valuable fertilizer as they break down over time.  They also cut down in the number of weeds that can compete with your trees, meaning you don’t have to use chemicals.  The few weeds tha

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