This week on The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter, Charlie looks back on the life of the late Arizona senator John McCain and his commitment to protecting our National Parks system when it seemed like no one else in Washington would.
This week on The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter, Charlie looks back on the life of Nathaniel P. Reed, an instrumental figure in environmental policy for decades and a key figure in the creation of the Clean Water Act and Endangered Species Act. In the second half of the show, Charlie touches on the the ongoing debate on whether or not bicycles should finally be allowed in wilderness spaces.
This week on the Great Outdoors, host Charlie Potter looks at an upcoming Supreme Court decision on union contracts that could have a large impact on the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Next, he hops over to Florida to break down the dumping of polluted waters from Lake Okeechobee and the dangerous effect its having during the rainy season. Finally, a species of duck has begun populating the Southern U.S., is this new water fowl friend or foe?
This week on The Great Outdoors, Charlie shares his recent experiences in the Sea of Cortez where he traveled with National Geographic to follow a pod of Killer Whales. Charlie also takes a look at the positives and negatives of the return of striped bass to the St. Lawrence Seaway.
Spring is almost here, and that means it’s time to talk about the current issues surrounding recreational fishing. Between new federal policy and increasing use of our oceans as a dumping ground, Charlie Potter breaks down what you need to know for the upcoming fishing season. Charlie also talks about federal involvement in managing the list of endangered species and what that means for the animals included.