Brown County Hour
Brown County Hour
BCH Episode #11 - Earth Day Special

Hosted by Janice Pearce and Rick Fettig.

Earth Day will be celebrated April 21 at the Brown County YMCA, starting at 10 am..

First aired Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 5 PM on WFHB.

In this episode of the Brown County Hour:

  • BCH celebrates Earth Day, opening with George Clegg learning all about geodes from Don Crumb
  • County elder Hank Swain tells about the day Salt Creek flowed backwards, and the effect it had on the community
  • Yolanda Toschlog details efforts to clean up Salt Creek
  • Susan Showalter interviews long-time Brown County musician Pat Webb, who was involved in the original Earth Day celebration
  • June Wolpert discusses the fine art of quilting with Lee Engren
  • Bruce Clegg gives us the low-down on solar panels and how they work
  • Chris Gustin shares her story with the art of weaving with Vera Grubbs
  • The Brown County Farm Report with Bill Land and Gunther Flumm
  • Brown County’s proposed revisions to its sewage ordinance raises some eyebrows
  • Earth Day Birthday – poem by Gunther Flumm
  • Yvonne Oliger recaps her 20 years of service as the county’s librarian with some history of our beloved community resource
  • Rick Fettig offers his commentary on our addiction to oil, climate change, technology, and the costs of not knowing any better.
Theme music by Slats Klug & Friends.

Also available for downloading/streaming at – Brown County Hour

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