Big Rivers Wildlife Area http://wkms.org en Big Rivers Wildlife Area Addition Being Dedicated http://wkms.org/post/big-rivers-wildlife-area-addition-being-dedicated <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A massive addition to the Big Rivers Wildlife Management Area and State Forest is being dedicated this week.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Kentucky Division of Forestry and the state Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is meeting with lawmakers, local officials and funding partners Wednesday on the more than 4,000 acre property.</span></p><p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 12:36:23 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 35892 at http://wkms.org Big Rivers Wildlife Area Addition Being Dedicated State Adds To Big Rivers Wildlife Area http://wkms.org/post/state-adds-big-rivers-wildlife-area <p></p><p>The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources and the Kentucky Division of Forestry have purchased more than 4,200 acres of property in western Kentucky for $12.6 million dollars to preserve it for activities such as hunting, fishing and wildlife viewing.</p><p>The two agencies purchased the property from the Nature Conservancy of Kentucky last week. Along with 2,488 acres acquired in Union County in 2011, the Big Rivers Wildlife Management Area and State Forest will cover more than 6,700 acres. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 11:57:33 +0000 John Walker & The Associated Press 35300 at http://wkms.org State Adds To Big Rivers Wildlife Area