The Boone County Fiscal Court has temporarily closed the Boone County Cliffs State Nature Preserve due to significant erosion problems and potential safety hazards. For current information, please go to the Boone County Parks site at http://www.boonecountyky.org/departments/parks/index.aspx/.
The 2017 Volunteer Steward Award was presented to Myrel Short at the December Commission meeting for his work at Bad Branch State Nature Preserve.
Crooked Creek State Nature Preserve in Lewis County was opened to the public on July 15, 2017 with the dedication of the new 1.35 mile Joyce Bender Trail, named in honor of the 30 year employee of KSNPC. For directions and more information on the preserve, you can visit the Crooked Creek State Nature Preserve page.
The eighth addition to KSNPC's Scientific and Technical Series, A Distributional Atlas of the Freshwater Mussels of Kentucky by Wendell R. Haag and Ronald R. Cicerello is available for download.