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When the multi-use walkway on the new Eggner’s Ferry Bridge opens, pedestrians or cyclists will notice a series of etchings cut into the galvanized steel guardrail.

A wildfire at Land Between the Lakes is currently under investigation by Forest Service law enforcement officers. Fire management specialist Todd Lerke says they have been actively working the fire for the past three days.

Land Between the Lakes will soon temporarily seal off nine wildlife refuges to allow visiting migratory birds some undisturbed rest. 

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Residents from areas surrounding Land Between the Lakes National Recreational Area showed up for the Forest Service hosted listening session, filling the Kentucky Dam Village Convention Center last night.

Most had the intent of crying out against the Forest Service’s management of LBL, pointing out what they saw as inconsistencies in their plan and making pleas to protect areas they once called home.

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The 17th Annual Pickin' Party Old-Time Music Festival is this Saturday and Sunday at the Homeplace 1850's working farm and living history music in Land Between the Lakes. Lead Interpreter Cindy Earls talks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about the line-up, including The Wheelhouse Rousters and J.D. Wilkes and The Jamboree, open mics around the farm and more.

More than 325 birds fly over our region on the Mississippi Flyway to the Gulf of Mexico, presenting us with a huge diversity of birds throughout the year. Aviva Yasgur of the Nature Station in Land Between the Lakes joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to talk about Saturday's all-day celebration of birds for International Migratory Bird Day, with programs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and an exclusive early morning photography program at 9 a.m.

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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A few hundred people turned out for Thursday’s public forum in Grand Rivers to express concerns over current and future logging at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.

Trigg County Judge Executive Hollis Alexander, who helped organize the event, says he’s concerned the logging is happening on too much land, and too fast.

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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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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.