Land Between the Lakes

11:17 am
Mon February 9, 2015

Two County Leaders Critical of Land Management Techniques at Land Between the Lakes

Map of LBL with proposed landscape work.
Credit Wade White/Facebook

Two western Kentucky Judge Executives are concerned about the U.S. Forest Service’s land management activities at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.

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12:36 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Land Between the Lakes Offers Field Trip Grants to Local Schools

A group walks across the dam at Hematite Lake near Woodlands Nature Station.
Credit LBL Staff / Flickr (Creative Commons License)

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.  

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1:21 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

LBL Scenery Management Plan May See Revisions In Response to Public Concerns

Credit LBL Forest Service

Lyon County’s Judge Executive says Land Between the Lakes Officials may rewrite their controversial draft Scenery Management Plan. Wade White’s comments come following a meeting with LBL Area Supervisor Tina Tilley.

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3:47 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

LBL Officials Address Concern About Scenery Management Plan

Credit LBL Forest Service

Land Between the Lake’s officials are addressing some confusion about their draft Scenery Management Plan which has raised concern among those who disagree with Forest Service management of the National Recreation Area. 

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4:38 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

Land Between The Lakes Plans to Boost Visual Appeal

Credit LBL Forest Service

Updated 11/26/14 4:11 p.m.

  Land Between the Lakes wants to boost its visual appeal and is asking for public comment on a proposed Scenery Management Plan.

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3:49 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Volunteers Needed to Replant Daffodils at Land Between the Lakes

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Land Between the Lakes invites the public to return the daffodil bulbs displaced by the US68/KY80 highway construction project in March 2007. The volunteer workday is on November 15. There's also an opportunity to plant any daffodils anytime through November 23 at areas marked off by small orange pin flags. Daffodil volunteer coordinator Jan Culwell speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about the effort.

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4:08 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

Families Join Tree Frog & Friends at Nature Station 'Howl-O-Ween' Bash


The season of Halloween may be just too frightening for some, so Land Between the Lakes' Woodlands Nature Station offers a family friendly activity this Saturday. The 20th Annual Howl-O-Ween is a kid-friendly, non-scary daytime event featuring Tree Frog and his Superheroes. Families take a guided walk through a forested trail, meeting costumed animal characters along the way, with singing and treats. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with Nature Station's Aviva Yasgur about the event.

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6:18 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

Celebrate the Skills of Our Ancestors at The Homeplace Trades Fair

The Homeplace Trades Fair, August 30-31 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Celebrate the trades this Labor Day weekend 1850s-style at the Land Between the Lakes Homeplace Trades Fair on the Farm, highlighting skills from chairmaking, salt extracting, spinning and more. Lead Homeplace Interpreter Cindy Earls joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good with all the details and some insight into what life was like in 1850s Stewart County, Tennessee.

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12:05 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Former LBL Residents to Gather for Homecoming Picnic


Former residents of the Stewart County, Tennessee portion of  Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area are gathering for their annual Homecoming this month.

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4:48 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Celebrate All Things Hummingbird at LBL this Weekend

Credit Joe Schneid, Wikimedia Commons

The Land Between the Lakes Nature Station hosts the annual Hummingbird Festival,  their premiere event this weekend. It's peak season for the ruby throated hummingbirds, who regularly nest in LBL and Kentucky, before migrating to Costa Rica. Brooke Gilley, Naturalist at the Woodlands Nature Station, talks with Tracy Ross about all things Hummingbird Festival on Sounds Good.

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