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.
Kentucky’s arson rate — which has historically been higher than other states in the region — is falling, thanks to a partnership between the Kentucky Division of Forestry and the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.
By Brad Bowman Charles Smith, of Salyersville, was operating a dozer, moving coal over a feeder at the processing plant in eastern Kentucky about 3:25 p.m. on March 5, when a void opened in the pile. It pulled his dozer backward, deep into the void. “When it fell in, […]