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Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter
18 minutes | May 22, 2022
‘Wings Over Water’ and high energy prices
A major IMAX film has been released that can change the world for conservation. Plus, what high energy prices, especially diesel, may mean for wildlife management.
18 minutes | May 15, 2022
Geese, timber, and bird flu
Geese have adapted to changing habitats and are thriving. Later, new challenges for managing timber lands in the south.
18 minutes | May 8, 2022
Discussing the new entity in conservation, the International Order of T. Roosevelt
A newly named conservation group will be important to hunting’s future and what to expect for nesting birds this year.
19 minutes | May 1, 2022
Conservation, Congress, and California
The top conservation priorities with Congress in session and a story from the California coast.
19 minutes | Apr 24, 2022
Private property rights and turkeys
Conservation easements are being threatened by interests which undermines private property rights and commitments already made. Plus, where are the turkeys?
17 minutes | Apr 17, 2022
Bird flu and the ivory-billed woodpecker
New strain of avian bird flu – what might happen to game farms and wild birds, plus is the ivory-billed woodpecker extinct after all?
19 minutes | Apr 10, 2022
Trading land and water conservation for forest management
Will Congress destroy one of the most successful land and water conservation programs in history? And forest management is finally getting attention it needs.
18 minutes | Apr 3, 2022
Early nesting and carbon sequestration
Birds nesting earlier? What does this mean for their success and possible ways to sequester carbon – what might be possible?
18 minutes | Mar 27, 2022
Frogs in the Carolinas and wild turkey populations
Frogs booming in the Carolinas advance the sounds of summer and what is going on with wild turkey populations? Plus: mapping of public lands!
19 minutes | Mar 20, 2022
National Wildlife Refuges, permanent daylight saving, and outdoor recreation
Lawsuits aim to deny access to National Wildlife Refuges and how will outdoor recreation fare this summer as gas prices soar?
18 minutes | Mar 13, 2022
Cranes, conservation, and the U.S. Army Corps
The wonders of cranes and their northward flight – Can the federal crop insurance program be changed to benefit conservation and a big lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers looms.
19 minutes | Mar 6, 2022
Looking back on the beloved Midwestern sports shows
Will the EPA’s wings be clipped and reminiscing about the sports shows that once filled convention centers.
19 minutes | Feb 27, 2022
Cranes and the Platte River
A must-see experience and, how long will the conservation efforts from gun sales last? https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3928347/3928347_2022-02-26-161847.64kmono.mp3
19 minutes | Feb 8, 2022
Importation bans and Colorado’s ballot box problem
On this week in The Great Outdoors, poorly conceived bans on the importation of wildlife will have dire consequences and what is Colorado thinking with their ballot box biology? https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3921595/3921595_2022-02-05-174635.64kmono.mp3
18 minutes | Jan 30, 2022
The Supreme Court vacancy and conservation issues
With a new Supreme Court seat soon to be vacant, what does this mean for the future of conservation and the future of the Illinois Department of natural resources conservation board? Kerry Luft joins Charlie Potter on another episode of The Great Outdoors https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3919077/3919077_2022-01-29-181417.64kmono.mp3
19 minutes | Jan 25, 2022
Crows in California
This week it’s all about respecting conservation laws from the top down as well as the crows in California. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3916739/3916739_2022-01-25-000839.64kmono.mp3
19 minutes | Jan 10, 2022
A winter’s walk: Great memories in the outdoors
A winter’s afternoon walk and the peril of groups that litigate wildlife management – do they have any liability? https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3911950/3911950_2022-01-10-202650.64kmono.mp3
20 minutes | Jan 2, 2022
Dr. Lester Fisher and mountain lions
This week on The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter, Charlie touches on Dr. Lester Fisher and his great legacy and the increasing population of mountain lions bad news for big game animals https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3908301/3908301_2021-12-30-020201.64kmono.mp3
19 minutes | Dec 5, 2021
Bison management at Yellowstone
This week on The Great Outdoors, Charlie Potter gives us all types of information on the Yellowstone National Park and bison management and the challenges confronting the effort to recruit more hunters. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3901457/3901457_2021-12-04-183057.64kmono.mp3
19 minutes | Nov 28, 2021
Technology and public lands
This week on the Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter, Charlie talks about butterflies, trees, technology, and public lands. How do they connect? Listen to find out! https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3899254/3899254_2021-11-27-173154.64kmono.mp3
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