The meeting includes educational programs on conservation issues and a panel discussion with Kentucky lawmakers. Committee President Vicki Holmburg says she hopes to reach out to anyone who loves the outdoors and wants to be part of sustainability efforts in Kentucky.
The rebuilding and widening of Harrods Creek Bridge in eastern Jefferson County is set to be completed in August.
Nearly eight months after the Harrods Creek Bridge was closed because of safety concerns, work has begun on widening the aging span.
A second lawsuit has been filed by the River Fields conservation group over the closing of the Harrods Creek Bridge.
A single-lane bridge in eastern Jefferson County is set to be widened. But a legal dispute could stop the project.
Throughout Kentucky, human traffic and pollution have damaged caves and sinkholes. And that in turn has polluted the groundwater many end up drinking. Although some of these sensitive ecosystems are making a come-back, as WFPL’s Kristin Espeland reports, the caves remain vulnerable.
Some of the most common song birds are disappearing around the country, thanks to habitat loss. The U.S. House subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Oceans heard testimony Thursday on the global decline of bird populations, just as the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act is up for reauthorization.