Friends of LBL

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School districts in our listening area may be eligible for funding support to help bring students to one of Kentucky's most popular environmental attractions. 

Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is offering public school districts within a 100 miles radius an Educational Field Trip Grant for the 2015-2016 school year.  

Western KY Bluebird Population Weakened by Winter Weather

Apr 27, 2014
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A Friends of LBL and Lake Barkley volunteer and bluebird expert says the regional population may be the lowest it's been in 25 years due to the extended winter weather.

2013 Hummingbird Festival at LBL

Jul 17, 2013

Friends of LBL Special Events Coordinator Cindy Earls previews the 2013 Hummingbird Festival with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good. The Festival brings thousands to LBL the first weekend in August. The Woodlands Nature Station will host more than 100 hummingbirds each day, as migration will be at its peak in early August. At the festival, hear demonstrations about banding and caring for the birds, as well as games, activities, and storytelling for the family. See more at

Chad Lampe speaks with Land Between the Lakes Association Volunteer Coordinator Emily Schmadeke about ways you can make a difference at LBL this summer, like volunteering for the Bobcat Island Cleanup or the Bugle Corp and how to adopt a trail. See more volunteer opportunities at the "Friends of LBL" website, or contact Emily at, or 270-924-2007.