This project consists of providing information to the public and build support for Kentucky’s rare and threatened plants and animals, as well as celebrating Kentucky’s unique biodiversity.
Our work consists of public education events, research and whitepapers designed to promote Kentucky’s unique range of plants, animals and biota and support efforts to conserve what is native and threatened.
KCF’s agents were involved in review and input for the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s recent Pollinator Protection Plan.
- Kentucky’s Pollinator Protection Plan
- News: New Pollinator Plan aims to Cut Honeybee Losses, WFPL, Feb. 2016
KCF agents were also involved in the recent designation of the Kentucky Arrow Darter, a threatened fish found only in Southeast Kentucky streams.
- News Release on the protection of the Ky. Arrow Darter
- Fish & Wildlife listing for the Ky. Arrow Darter
- Bird Collisions with Glass, Human Health, and Biodiversity
- Human Health and Trees
- The Tachyinid Fly
- Oaks and Blue Jays: Balancing in Life’s Magnificent Web
- Citizen’s Guide to Preventing Bird Collisions
- Why Care About Biodiversity?
- Roadside Vegetation Management Practices Along Kentucky Highways