In an effort to get young people out of the house & into the wild, the Ridges Sanctuary near Baileys Harbor has been using technology to expose youngsters & their families to the great outdoors. Executive director Steve Leonard says a special program, in partnership with the YMCA will use geo caching to bring kids to the Ridges. Leonard says youngsters learn how to use technology in the wild to find hidden treasures…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/N1201.mp3|titles=Steve Leonard]
Leonard says the Ridges is also providing the setting for family members, of all ages, to come together & enjoy a remarkable experience…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/N1202.mp3|titles=Steve Leonard]
Steve Leonard, executive director of The Ridges Sanctuary, joined Eddy Allen for the WDOR talk show on Thursday.