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 8, 2013

Earth Calendar for November 8th and November 9th

 

  

 

America Recycles Day is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and buy recycled products. ARD is celebrated annually on November 15th.

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10:30 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Earth Calendar for November 6th and November 7th

  

The average household in the United States spends over $2,000 per year on energy for heating and cooling, lighting, running appliances and other activities. Swapping traditional light bulbs for energy-efficient bulbs is one of the easiest ways to start saving energy at home and at work, especially during fall and winter, when fewer daylight hours and cooler temperatures keep people inside.

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Mon November 4, 2013

Earth Calendar for November 4th and November 5th

 

  

A recent report from The Container Recycling Institute on container recycling rates and trends in the United States, shows that based on more than two dozen data sources, from the beverage market to U.S. census tables, sales of disposable beverage containers have grown dramatically. Yet even as beverage sales increased, the rate at which we recycled the empty containers declined.

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Earth Calendar for September 20th and September 21st

  

The U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency have just released a new label specifically designed to show the original EPA numbers and pollution stats of later-model used cars and trucks. Although fully optional, these new window stickers will allow both private sellers and dealers to provide potential buyers with this pertinent information for any vehicle back to the 1984 model year. 

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Earth Calendar
1:50 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Earth Calendar for September 18th and September 19th

  

The 2013 Kenton County Farm Harvest Tour will take place on Saturday, September 21st ~ rain or shine ~ from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm. This self-guided tour features some of Kenton County’s finest farms, exciting interactive activities and the chance to discover the roots of food grown in our region. 

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Earth Calendar
3:00 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Earth Calendar for September 11th and September 12th

  

On Saturday September 14th, from noon until 11:00 pm, the Cincinnati Observatory will celebrate the telescope with an all-day (and all night) open house called ScopeOut, an opportunity for people of all ages to look at the latest and greatest astronomical equipment offered by local and national vendors. 

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Mon September 9, 2013

Earth Calendar for September 9th and September 10th

  

The 3rd Annual Strut Your Mutts Paws By The River will be held September 14th in the Village of New Richmond, Ohio. Events will start at noon and last until 6:00 p.m. There will be music, contests, games for the kids, exhibits, presentations, pet adoptions, photo opportunities with your pets, food, and a parade at 2:00 p.m.  

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Earth Calendar
11:25 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Earth Calendar for September 6th and September 7th

  

The Great Outdoor Weekend is a sampling of the best outdoor recreation and nature education activities offered in the region around greater Cincinnati. For the last 10 years countless families have been introduced to their local "natural resources," and this year will be the biggest yet!  

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Mon September 2, 2013

Earth Calendar for September 2nd and September 3rd

  

Accompany a naturalist into the dark and discover a rarely-encountered world of wonders. Cincinnati Nature Center’s annual nighttime celebration "Preparing for Night" welcomes the community to explore nature’s wonders - at night! The festivities take place on Saturday, September 14th from 5:00 pm – 10:00 p.m. at Cincinnati Nature Center’s Rowe Woods, 4949 Tealtown Road in Milford, OH. 

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10:30 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Earth Calendar for August 30th and August 31st

  

  

 

Kenton County Parks & Recreation will sponsor a  cleanup at Banklick Creek in the stretch which runs through Pioneer Park, Saturday, September 7th, beginning at 9:00 am and volunteers are needed!

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