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The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter Podcast from WGN Radio 720

The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter Podcast from WGN Radio 720
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Chicago, IL

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The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter Podcast from WGN Radio 720

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English


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The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter – 11.5.17

11/10/2017
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This week on The Great Outdoors, Charlie welcomes back Kerry Luft, Director of the McGraw Center for Conservation Leadership to discuss the most pressing issues in conservation.

Duration: 00:19:22


The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter 10/22/17 | Experiencing the Delta Marsh in Manitoba

10/23/2017
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This week on the Great Outdoors, host Charlie Potter shares the story of a once in a lifetime experience in the Delta Marsh in Manitoba.

Duration: 00:18:21


Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter | 10/1/17

10/4/2017
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Charlie Potter welcomes October with his expert opinion on all things outdoors! Get ready for Fall on this edition of the Great Outdoors.

Duration: 00:19:02


The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter | 9/17/17

9/17/2017
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This week on the Great Outdoors, Charlie follows up on the story of Cecil the Lion and the facts that you may not have heard when the story originally went viral. He also takes a look at a new proposal to pipe water from the Bear River in Utah to Salt Lake City to meet rising water demands.

Duration: 00:17:48


The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter | 9.3.17

9/8/2017
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This week on the Great Outdoors, Charlie welcomes Dr. Stan Gehrt of Ohio State University who is one of the leading experts on urban wildlife. They discuss Dr. Gehrt’s recent trip to France where he spoke about coyotes and other larger carnivores, as well as the state of wildlife in the Chicago metropolitan area.

Duration: 00:16:38


The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter | 8.27.17

8/27/2017
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This week on the Great Outdoors, host Charlie Potter shares his own personal experience viewing the total solar eclipse and the possible listing of the sage-grouse as an endangered species.

Duration: 00:17:33


The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter | 8.6.17

8/9/2017
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This week on The Great Outdoors, host Charlie Potter welcomes in the month of August with a look at summers past, how we used to spend our last month of summer and why keeping our leisure time in the last few weeks of the season is so important.

Duration: 00:18:38


The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter | 7/29/17

7/30/2017
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This week on the Great Outdoors, Charlie gives his take on the latest news in U.S. environmental policy and discusses the recent excess flooding that has plagued much of northern Illinois this summer.

Duration: 00:17:23


The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter 7/2/17

7/6/2017
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This week Charlie welcomes national director of the Conservation Leaders for Tomorrow Zach Lowe to this pre-4th of July program to talk about making a difference in how we manage lands and view wildlife as well as comment on our whole experience with outdoor recreation.

Duration: 00:20:09


The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter 5/14/17

5/14/2017
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This week on The Great Outdoors, Charlie welcomes Mark Hieronymus, who has spent the last 30 years living in southeast Alaska. They discuss how Mark arrived in Alaska, what keeps him living there and the staggering beauty of “the last frontier”.

Duration: 00:20:41


The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter: Donald Hay, Executive Director of the Wetlands Research Foundation

5/6/2017
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This week, Charlie chats with Donald Hay, Executive Director of the Wetlands Research Foundation about the issues surrounding our country’s many wetland regions. They discuss the current troubles in our management of our wetlands and water systems and the effects it can have on our everyday lives such as the quality and safety of potable drinking water. With decades of experience in the subject, Hay gives his position on what we can do to keep our wetlands safe and improve our management […]

Duration: 00:18:35


The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter: Discussing the contention after a recent WOTUS executive order

3/20/2017
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Charlie opens the show by discussing the Waters of the United States and how recent executive orders may have caused some confusion. Then, Charlie focuses on the high agricultural use of water in California and much more!

Duration: 00:18:53


The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter: Wayne Rosenthal on the upcoming close of deer season

2/27/2017
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Charlie talks to Department of Natural Resources head Wayne Rosenthal about the great weather, the upcoming end of deer season, and much more!

Duration: 00:16:59


The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter: Discussing the winter population of ducks across the Mexican coast

2/13/2017
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Charlie talks to Kerry Luft about the winter population of ducks along the Mexican coast. Later, Charlie and Kerry talk about coast erosion.

Duration: 00:17:22


The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter: Discussing the plastic bag tax and animal treatment at the circus

2/6/2017
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Charlie opens the show by discussing the new plastic bag tax in Chicago. Then, Charlie moves on to discuss how animals including elephants are treated while traveling with a circus.

Duration: 00:16:51


The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter: Discussing the impact of changes being made in Washington D.C.

1/30/2017
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Charlie Potter highlights a few important changes being made in the White House and how those changes will impact the Midwest and beyond.

Duration: 00:17:24


The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter: Kerry Luft discusses the recent events in Washington D.C.

1/25/2017
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Charlie and Kerry discuss the end of the goose season and some of the recent changes happening in Washington D.C.

Duration: 00:19:06


The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter: Fishing in Cabo San Lucas and House Passes Public Lands Bill

1/25/2017
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Charlie starts the show, while broadcasting in one of the coldest places on earth, by discussing his recent fishing trip to Cabo San Lucas. He then calls a Bill Cullerton fishing trip before shares his thoughts on the new public lands bill passed by the House of Representatives.

Duration: 00:15:59


The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter: 12/18/16

12/18/2016
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The last show before the Christmas holiday, Charlie reflects about the winter solitude that the bustling Chicago can provide despite the big city clutter. Charlie looked out upon the the powerful lake taking in the time to reflect in his winter wear about whatever pops into his head. Maybe it’s time you take a walk?

Duration: 00:19:59


The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter: 12/11/16

12/11/2016
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Big news in the outdoor world as President-Elect Trump has chosen Scott Pruitt as the new head of the EPA. Charlie provides his two cents about the selection and what this might look like going forward. Charlie also chatted about being in the depths on winter and the transition of hunting by getting one last duck hunt under his belt for the year.

Duration: 00:18:55

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