Some Kentuckians have just received the first checks for selling carbon credits for the forests they own. And these credits are selling for more than others right now on the Chicago Climate Exchange.
In an attempt to curb the spread of the invasive Emerald Ash Borer, local, state and national parks departments are regulating what kind of firewood campers can use.
Last year’s windstorms and this year’s ice storm have increased the risk of brush and forest fires in Kentucky.
The nation’s 800 bird species are sending us a message. That’s the news from a new report released by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar. The report combines years of observations from citizen scientists and data from government agencies and conservation organizations to form the first comprehensive picture of the state of our birds. It found a third of species are declining, mostly because of human activities.