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Outside is WKCC's flagship public affairs program on the outdoors and nature in Kankakee and Illinois.

Bourbonnais "Indian Caves" ravineIn this locally produced weekly half-hour program, Chicago Sun Times outdoor columnist Dale Bowman shares his passion for the natural world. Discussions on birding, fishing, hunting and hiking adventures will take you to the rivers, woods and prairies of Illinois. 

You may even find yourself traveling back in time, as the program explores the history and geology of the Illinois outdoors. 

Listen for Outside each Monday at 4:30 p.m. (rebroadcast Saturday at 8:30 a.m.) or catch the podcast at WKCC's iTunes-U site. 

About the host

Dale BowmanDale Bowman is an outdoor enthusiast and Chicago Sun Times outdoor columnist. 

Dale's writing has appeared in many newspapers, from the Seattle Times to the St. Petersburg Times,and magazines, such as Sports Afield, Outdoor Life, Lake Magazine, Shore, Boating Life and Bowling Magazine.

Have a question or comment about Outside with Dale Bowman? Email Bowman or post to Outside with Dale Bowman on Facebook.