Improving water quality

By Lanny Brannock Department for Environmental Protection There are days when you don’t need rain to feel wet all over and the air is as molasses. Environmental biologists Katie McKone and Jessica Schuster, know  that feeling all too well as they wade knee deep into the Strodes Creek […]

Meet Chris Oelschlager

By Jennifer Turner Division of Forestry When asked about the biggest misconception about forestry, Chris Oelschlager said, “Some people think that Foresters are game wardens or we only fight fires.  We do so many different things, but my favorite thing is working with landowners and making lifelong relationships.”  […]

Feeding the hungry and curbing food waste

By Mary Jo Harrod Division of Compliance Assistance John Walker, an environmental scientist for the Division for Air Quality, had heard the alarming statistic that 40 percent of all food grown in this country never reaches a plate. He already knew the staggering statistic that one in six Kentuckians […]