In a Meade County Cave, Biologists Look for Signs of a Deadly Bat Disease

Since 2006, White Nose Syndrome has been decimating bat populations east of the Mississippi. Last year, the fungal disease was first found in Trigg County—in the southwest part of the state—and last month it was found in nearby Breckinridge County. Earlier this week, state biologists explored a cave in Meade County, looking to see if… Continue reading In a Meade County Cave, Biologists Look for Signs of a Deadly Bat Disease

Department of Fish and Wildlife Defends Louisville Bats Partnership

The Office of the State Auditor says it was unable to assess the “reasonableness” of a luxury suite purchased by the Department of Fish and Wildlife last year. The $3,900 suite at Louisville Slugger Field was listed under promotional expenses in the interest of spreading awareness for the department and its campaigns. But Terry Sebastian… Continue reading Department of Fish and Wildlife Defends Louisville Bats Partnership

Otter Creek Park To Re-Open In 2011

By Stephanie Crosby Otter Creek Park in Meade County will get a new breath of life when it re-opens next spring under a new operator. The park is owned by Louisville Metro Government and had been operated by Metro Parks until last year, when it was shut down because of budget cuts. A new agreement… Continue reading Otter Creek Park To Re-Open In 2011