| Reports : 01. Species and Community Reports (3)
|Rare & Extirpated Species & Natural Communities of Kentucky||May 2012|
A listing of rare species monitored by the Kentucky Natural Heritage Program sorted by organism type and listing the scientific name, common name, state status and federal status of the organism. The report also includes a list of extirpated species. This is the most current list of statuses available and represents an updated version of the formal list last published in 2010.
Additional Species & Natural Community Reports
|County Report of Monitored Species & Natural Communities of Kentucky||December 2015|
A listing of species and exemplary natural communities monitored in the Kentucky Natural Heritage Program database, sorted by county. Listings include the taxonomic group, scientific name, common name, state and federal statuses, heritage program G (global) and S (state) ranks (both are indices of a species' rarity), and a breakdown of the number of extant, historic, obscure, extirpated and unmappable records we have in the database for a particular species.
Additional County Report formats:
County Report Data File
(January 2016) - County data are also available in a single text file for use with database and GIS applications. The data are in a comma delimited text file format. These data are restricted from redistribution and are intended for the end user’s internal use only, and by downloading this file, you agree to not distribute this data in any form.
To download right click the link and select "Save Target As".
|Federally Listed Species, Proposed Listings & Candidates||December 2015|
List of species that are Federally Listed, Proposed for Listing and Candidates for Listing in Kentucky.
| Reports : 02. Biennial & Technical Reports (3)
|KSNPC's Biennial Report||Jan. 2017|
|Executive Summary of 2015 Biennial Report||Jan. 2015|
It features the Commission’s many significant accomplishments and provides recommendations for advancing the protection of our natural lands and biological treasures. It also highlight some of our greatest challenges, including having only two stewardship staff to manage 64 state nature preserves totaling 27,663 acres.
|Rare Plant Legislation Report||Jan. 2010|
Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission's Report on Kentucky's Native Flora, Status and Trends in Rare Plants. Submitted to Governor Ernie Fletcher and the 2006 Kentucky General Assembly. Legislation related to this can be found at Kentucky Revised Statutes - KRS Chapter 146.600 - 146.619