Earth Calendar

Monday - Saturday, 10:30am & 1:40pm

Kathy Costello updates environmental news and local events Monday-Saturday at 10:30 a.m., and Monday-Friday afternoons at 1:40 on WNKU.

Clermont Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will offer a free pond clinic for county residents at 6:00 p.m. April 14th at Pattison Park Lodge just west of Owensville on State Route 50. SWCD staff and a representative from Jones Fish Hatchery in Newtown will discuss pond construction, maintenance and safety.  

Ohio farmers have until March 20th to apply for financial assistance to improve natural resources on their land. The program through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program has been widely used in Ohio to improve natural resource concerns on cropland, pastureland, and forested land states. 

This spring, The Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District will once again offer an hour-long Get the Dirt on Backyard Composting Seminar Series, focusing on the basics of backyard composting. 

Brown County, Indiana will host the 5th National Maple Syrup Festival March 5th through 8th.  This year the Festival, which launched in 2010 in Medora, Indiana, is relocating to Brown County and will feature tree tapping, sap boiling, incredible foods and unique drinks using maple syrup as an ingredient.

When the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots hit the field in on Super Bowl Sunday, they were playing at a stadium with a green mission. The University of Phoenix Stadium’s new LED sports light fixtures are reducing energy use for sports lighting by up to 75 percent.