From WFPL’s Gabe Bullard The Louisville Metro Parks department is restating its warnings about eating fish caught in park lakes and ponds. New signs are being posted at all 22 lakes warning park visitors about the toxins that could be in the water and in the fish. A study done in the 1990s showed dangerous […]
Kentucky’s rivers and streams once carried more than a hundred species of freshwater mussels. Today, nearly a quarter are endangered, and many are already gone. WFPL’s Kristin Espeland reports on why mussels matter, and how efforts to bring them back are breaking new scientific ground.