Land Between the Lakes

Society
5:17 pm
Mon April 6, 2015

Congressman Whitfield Satisfied With Progress in LBL Logging Controversy

Credit U.S. Congress

Kentucky Congressman Ed Whitfield met with county and Forest Service officials today to discuss the ongoing logging controversy at Land Between the Lakes. Last Tuesday the Forest Service announced plans to temporarily halt timber harvest sales and to modify existing logging contracts in the area after 3 months of public opposition to the land management technique.

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Society
5:28 pm
Tue March 31, 2015

LBL Officials to Alter Logging Plans in Response to Public Outcry

Credit landbetweenthelakes.us

After months of public outcry and a meeting with officials in Washington D.C. about logging at Land Between the Lakes, the Forest Service at LBL is altering its logging plans.

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Government
4:27 pm
Tue March 24, 2015

County Officials Take LBL Controversy to Washington

Credit Wade White

County officials critical of land management in Land Between the Lakes are meeting with federal officials in Washington to get the forest service to temporarily halt logging.

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Environment
12:03 pm
Wed March 11, 2015

LBL Accepting Advisory Board Applications Through March 19

Credit landbetweenthelakes.us

The Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is looking to fill vacancies on its advisory board.

The 17-member board advises on environmental education efforts and the promotion of public participation in land and resource management planning.

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Society
3:04 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Land Between the Lakes Reopening Schedule

Credit landbetweenthelakes.us

Recent winter weather has prompted a change in the start of the 2015 spring season at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation. 

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Environment
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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Education
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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Environment
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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Environment
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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Environment
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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