Development can take a toll on the natural environment by creating a major issue: storm water runoff.
An occasional flood is good for overall stream health and biodiversity, but regular torrents of stormwater coming from surfaces like roads, roofs and parking lots damage our local creeks.
Larry George, who monitors Hinkston Creek in Montgomery County, is ready to pass his dissolved oxygen kit – and his knowledge – to a new generation. After 25 years, he says it’s time to help in other ways. Read more in the latest edition of Land, Air and Water.
If you asked Kentucky Division of Mine Reclamation Enforcement InspectorJason Keaton why he decided on that Monday morning Feb. 12, to go down a dead-end logging road to inspect a mining site, he probably couldn’t give one, other than divine intervention.