Month: June 2016

2015–16 DEP EcoART contest winners announced

ABOVE: Artist name with piece clockwise from left to right, Katelyn Reagan, Jessie Grissom, Sophie Cozzolino, Shelby Cook, Sandra England and Maggie O’Leary. By Mary Jo Harrod Division of Compliance Assistance Art adds richness to each person’s existence, although everyone’s idea differs about what exactly constitutes art. For […]

Keeping a watchful eye on air quality

ABOVE: Boggs walks through the snow to prepare samples.  Environmental Scientist Ashley Bedel weighs a filter to determine the concentration collected.  Photos by Roberta Burnes. By Roberta Burnes Division for Air Quality There was a time when the air was thick with pollutants you could see, smell and […]

A wetlands beckons

By Zeb Weese Kentucky Department for Natural Resources If John James Audubon walked around the state park named after him, he’d be right at home among the nesting bald eagles and the great blue heron rookery. So, it only makes sense that the Audubon Wetlands for Kentucky State […]