October 29, 2017 – Survivor Queen Quest

The #GiveHealthyMovement, McHenry County College Green Living Expo, and a some bad days at Bubbly Creek are covered in the first hour. Then Bill Whitney from City Bee Savers comes to the studio to talk about the search for queen bees that can survive in northern Illinois.

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October 28, 2017 – Miscellany Morning

Mike and Peggy talk about environmental issues, including a 10 million dollar prize for cleaning up fresh water algae growth. Meteorologist Rick DiMaio makes a special studio appearance as Chicago slips into decidedly cooler fall weather.

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October 22, 2017 – A Great Lake on the Brink

Mega-horticulturist Lisa Hilgenberg from the Chicago Botanic Garden talks about fall garden work, including planting spring bulbs. Molly Flanagan from Alliance for the Great Lakes and Tony Maas of Freshwater Future report on disappointing progress in the fight against algae in Lake Erie.

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