Category Archives: Wildlands

KY Arrow Darter Faces Potential Extinction-3 Days Left To Help

Consider the Arrow Darter by Tom Sexton Cumberland Chapter, Sierra Club Prior to a few weeks ago, I had never heard of the Arrow Darter; however, over the past few weeks, I believe I’ve learned the reason for my lack … Continue reading

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Important Hearing on Stream Protection Rules in Lexington this Thursday – 9/3

We Need Stronger Stream Protection Rules Now! by Tom Sexton Cumberland Chapter, Sierra Club Over the next few weeks, the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation Enforcement (OSMRE) will be holding hearings in six cities—Big Stone Gap, VA; Charleston, WV; … Continue reading

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KENTUCKY “NATURE’S FINEST” LICENSE HOLDERS REBUFFED BY GENERAL ASSEMBLY

by Ruth Bamberger, Legislative Committee Chair Sierra Club, Cumberland Chapter Kentucky residents who purchase the special license plate “Nature’s Finest”  to help fund the state’s Heritage Land Conservation Fund should know that the 2014 General Assembly moved this earmarked fund … Continue reading

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Kentucky’s WoodSongs Devotes Broadcast to Protection of Bristol Bay

Musicians United To Protect Bristol Bay is deeply honored to announce that the internationally recognized multi-media show WoodSongs will devote its live broadcast on Monday, March 18th to the fight to stop the Pebble Mine and to protect Bristol Bay permanently. You can … Continue reading

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