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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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 […]
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!
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.
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?
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.