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Dam Dispositions Take Spotlight at Mammoth Cave Meeting

by Mike Hensley, Green River Project Manager for The Nature Conservancy

Cordial. Positive. Productive. Solution-oriented.

These are words used to describe a well-attended meeting of stakeholders who recently gathered at Mammoth Cave National Park to discuss the future of three old lock and dam systems on the Green River and one on the Barren River. 609 more words

Recent travels: Appalachia

In a recent adventure I was summoned up to Kentucky to attend the wedding of a good friend of mine. This proved exciting for three reasons: seeing my friend get married, going to a state I’ve never been before, and for the road trip from the south up through Appalachia. 391 more words


The Advantages of Being Lost

I’m not quite sure why I am still surprised when I wind up lost.

For a girl who preaches about adventure being expectedly meeting the unexpected, lost… 943 more words


Kelly-Hopkinsville Encounter

By Dara Cook

1955 was a much simpler time.   Men had returned from WWII to start families and chase the American dream, “I Love Lucy” was taking America by storm, the Brooklyn Dodgers won the World Series, and flying saucers became household words. 813 more words



Hello World:

Earlier this month, I attended my first horse race and it was in Louisville, KY. Yep, you guessed it. I was at 141st Kentucky Derby. 575 more words


My Old Kentucky Home

So, I went to America for 5 weeks and now I’m back in Vanuatu.  I loved catching up with family and friends, staying out after dark, letting my knees see the light of day, sleeping in my comfortable bed, taking hot baths, using running water/electricity/high speed internet all hours of the day AND eating ice cream  772 more words

National Parks and Allergies on Memorial Day Weekend! 

After leaving the farm on Friday, we were really excited to get to Shenandoah! We hit the road by 12, thinking that we would be able to beat the Memorial Day weekend rush! 958 more words