Mammoth Cave http://wkms.org en Deadly Bat Disease Found in Mammoth Cave National Park http://wkms.org/post/deadly-bat-disease-found-mammoth-cave-national-park <p></p><p>The first confirmed case of a fatal bat disease has been found in Mammoth Cave National Park. White Nose Syndrome is a fungal disease that has killed millions of bats across North America. Nearly all infected bats die, and so far scientists haven’t been able to stop the spread of the fungus. Wed, 16 Jan 2013 20:36:46 +0000 Erica Peterson (KPR) 26865 at http://wkms.org Deadly Bat Disease Found in Mammoth Cave National Park Mammoth Cave Powered Entirely with Alternative Fuel http://wkms.org/post/mammoth-cave-powered-entirely-alternative-fuel <p>Mammoth Cave in Kentucky has become the first national park to be powered entirely with alternative fuel. That’s what the executive director of the Kentucky clean fuels coalition told state lawmakers in Frankfort Wednesday.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 21:27:01 +0000 Dan Conti (KPR) 23671 at http://wkms.org Mammoth Cave Powered Entirely with Alternative Fuel Afternoon Round-Up 8/27/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-82712 <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong><a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/08/09/158522519/afghan-women-fear-backsliding-on-key-gains">Women in Afghanistan</a> are, in general, better off today than when the Taliban ruled. But activists say there has been backsliding on the gains of the past decade.</p><p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 21:20:48 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 21357 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 8/27/12 New Mammoth Cave Superintendent Excited to Return to Kentucky http://wkms.org/post/new-mammoth-cave-superintendent-excited-return-kentucky <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The National Park Service has appointed a new superintendent for Mammoth Cave National Park, near Bowling Green.</p><p>Sarah Craighead has worked at Mammoth Cave National Park before…but that was in 1979. She grew up near the park, and credits it with getting her started in the park system.</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 17:12:46 +0000 Erica Peterson (KPR) 21338 at http://wkms.org New Mammoth Cave Superintendent Excited to Return to Kentucky Mammoth Cave to Offer Free Tours in Late April http://wkms.org/post/mammoth-cave-offer-free-tours-late-april <p>Mammoth Cave National Park is offering two free cave tours later this month in recognition of National Park Week.</p><p>&nbsp;Visitors must pick up tickets for the free tours of the Discovery and Mammoth Passage caves, which are being given April 21-29.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Park Superintendent Patrick Reed says outdoor activities benefitnot only physical and mental health, but &quot;it&#39;s just plain fun.&quot;</p> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 15:32:33 +0000 Chad Lampe & Associated Press 17596 at http://wkms.org Mammoth Cave to Offer Free Tours in Late April