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Big South Fork of the Cumberland River ~ photo by Tara Littlefield, KSNPC

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KSNPC's Biennial Report for 2015 - 2016 is now available.

We are proud to announce the eigth 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.

We are happy to announce that Governor Matt Bevin has appointed Zeb Weese as the new director for the Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission.  You can read the press release here.    
Naturally Kentucky #75 (Winter/Spring 2016) is available.
  Highlights from this edition include:Highlights from this edition include:

  • 40 Years of Biodiversity Protection
  • In the Spotlight: Cumberland Plateau Gravel/Cobble Bar
  • Kentucky’s Least Wanted Plants
  • The Way We Were - Forty Years of Protecting Kentucky's Natural Heritage
  • Land Protection Report
  • Natural Area Registry Spotlight
  • The Director's Notes
Christy Lee Brown received the 2015 Biological Diversity Protection Award in recognition of her extensive contributions as a private citizen to the knowledge and protection of Kentucky's biodiversity. Read the press release and see a picture of the award winner here.

KSNPC awarded the 2015 Volunteer Steward Award to Kyle Elliott in recognition of his service to the commission at Pilot Knob SNP. KSNPC humbly thanks him for his hard work and dedication. Read the press release and see a picture of the award winner here.

Katie Joya is KSNPC’s 2015 Photo Contest winner! Her picture of Apple Moss at Pine Mountain SPNP, entered into the Plants and Miscellaneous Category received 63 votes, almost more than double of any other picture. Congratulations, Katie! Please visit our Facebook  page to see her winning photo and photos of our other contest category winners.


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