This year’s Earth Day will look different in the Commonwealth, as efforts to slow the spread of coronavirus prevent the large gatherings that marked the first celebration 50 years ago. Instead, many Kentuckians will spend the day in their own backyards — which creates its own opportunities for learning and celebration.
The Work of Saving Lives and Properties Can’t Slide: Division of Abandoned Mine Lands Continues Providing Emergency Assistance
Like so many of the critical services provided by Kentucky’s Energy and Environment Cabinet, the Division of Abandon Mine Lands’ work doesn’t stop as the country deals with the coronavirus pandemic.
An all-women crew within the Kentucky Division of Forestry is the last line of defense for the state’s hemlocks against an invasive insect decimating populations across the U.S.