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Bluegrass Greensource is hosting the Inaugural Bluegrass Sustainability Summit on Tuesday, February 4 from 8am-4:30pm at the University of Kentucky Gatton Student Center in Lexington, KY. The Sustainability Summit will empower attendees to create change in their businesses, homes and communities. After hearing regional success stories and from local experts, attendees will split up into Action Teams and take on local opportunities and challenges in the areas of Waste Reduction, Water Quality, Sustainable Agriculture/Local Food, and Energy Efficiency/Climate Change. The…
Salt River Watershed Watch’s annual conference is going to be held on Thursday February 20, 2020 at the US Geological Survey office in Jeffersontown. USGS is located at 9818 Bluegrass Pkwy, Jeffersontown, KY 40299, USA The SRWW Steering Committee is working on the agenda. An overview of the conference is below. 4:30-5:00 PM – Recertification (current volunteers will be notified if recertification is required) 5:00 – 6:00 PM – Light dinner, Posters, Socialize 6:00 – 8:30 PM – Presentations including…
For 38 years the National Paddling Film Festival has been hosting an annual competition to determine the best in paddle sport videos and images to support American Whitewater and river conservation. Since 1981 we’ve raised $175,000 in donations. Held at Buffalo Trace Distillery, our event combines world renown guest hosts, comfortable atmosphere, a Chili Cook-off and the opportunity to score some serious swag at our Silent Auction and/or multiple raffles. All…
The National Stormwater Symposium is taking place March 15, 2020 – March 17, 2020 in Cincinnati, OH. Conference: March 15-17 | Exhibits: March 16-17 Duke Energy Convention Center | Cincinnati, Ohio USA
The 2020 Kentucky Water Resources Annual Symposium will be held on Monday, March 23, 2020, at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort. The Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute invites abstract submissions for platform and poster presentations describing recent or ongoing research projects on water or other related environmental activities.
The 12th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival is returning to our roots at the Holy Trinity Clifton Campus (formerly the Clifton Center). This film festival brings together our community with a goal to inspire environmental activism. KWA hopes to use the festival to increase a better community understanding of the connection we share with the planet and our role as stewards to keep it healthy for the next generations.
50TH EARTH DAY CELEBRATION: A BEARGRASS CREEK TEACH-IN Salt River Watershed Watch is partnering with River City Paddle Sports, Kentucky Waterways Alliance and Beargrass Creek Alliance to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day and the power of citizen science to make a positive change in our communities. Events: Guided paddle on the lower reaches of Beargrass Creek. 40 seats are available on 4 Voyageur Canoes…
The Friends of Red River are hosting the 24th Annual Upper Red River Cleanup, Saturday, May 9, 2020. Details to come.
Mark your calendars for Kentucky’s biggest day of giving, Tuesday, May 12, 2020. Stay tuned for more information.
Event Details: Plan on arriving at Elkhorn Acres (AW Acres) 4121 Peaks Mill Road in Frankfort, Kentucky at 10:00 am. On Saturday June 6th. As one of more than 100 volunteers, you’ll meet and get to know the other volunteers. We’ll form into teams, have a safety meeting and by 11:00 am (or there abouts) head out to your assigned section of the water. If you have a kayak, SUP of canoe, please bring it but if not, no…