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.

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8:37 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Earth Calendar for December 9th and December 10th

  

Americans spend up to 90 percent of their time inside. During winter storms, many people warm up with gas heating equipment or fires in fireplaces and wood-burning stoves.

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10:30 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Earth Calendar for December 2nd and December 3rd

 

  

Recent research suggests that a school’s physical environment can play a major role in academic performance.

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10:30 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Earth Calendar for November 27th and November 28th

  

The holiday season is a time for joyful gatherings of family and friends. But a house full of guests can also result in higher energy bills and increased water use. 

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10:30 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Earth Calendar for November 22nd and November 23rd

 

  

  

 Local farmers are invited to attend a Farm Field Day event scheduled for Wednesday, December 11th. The purpose of the event is to provide an informational outlet for farmers and local professionals to discuss nutrient management and best management practices (BMPs), such as winter cover crops, and how these practices can help improve yield and our environment.

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10:30 am
Wed November 20, 2013

Earth Calendar for November 20th and November 21st

  

This year, the Montgomery County Animal Resource Center (ARC) will be participating in the Black Friday spirit by offering specials on pet adoptions from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm Friday, November 29th. The first 25 people who visit the Animal Center, 6790 Webster Street in Dayton Ohio from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm will receive special pricing on pet adoptions! Prices for pets on Black Friday are: Dogs and Puppies: $20.00 (you pay the licensing fee only) and Cats and Kittens: $10.00. Adoptions include spay/neuter, first vaccines, license/cat registration, obedience classes (for dogs), adoption kit, and optional testing. For more information, you are welcome to call (937) 898-4457 or contact the shelter at the website. The staff at the ARC invite you to come find your next "furever" friend and give a deserving animal a loving home just in time for the holidays. 

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Earth Calendar for November 15th and November 16th

  

 Chilly temperatures keep many of us inside during the winter months more than other times of the year. Just as the air we breathe outside can affect our health, so can the air we breathe inside homes, schools and offices. Poor ventilation, high temperatures and humidity indoors can increase indoor pollutant levels and people who may be exposed to indoor air pollutants for long periods of time-the elderly, children and people with chronic illnesses-are often the most susceptible to health effects.

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10:30 am
Wed November 13, 2013

Earth Calendar for November 13th and November 14th

  

America Recycles Day is November 15th. When we hear the word recycle, we typically think of things like paper, plastic, aluminum and glass. But did you know that motor oil, electronics, batteries and tires can be recycled, too? 

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10:30 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Earth Calendar for November 11th and November 12th

 

  

Clermont County agricultural agencies are inviting local landowners and farmers to an informational breakfast meeting on Thursday, November 14th from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. at the Clermont Agricultural Service Center located at 1000 Locust Street (Clermont Co. Fairgrounds) in Owensville.

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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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