Kentucky Science and Environment

Database of State Incentives for Renewable Energy: Kentucky

Information about federal and homeowner financial incentives and other programs to encourage use of solar and other renewable energy. Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Environmental Quality Commission

Advisory board works to solve environmental problems throughout the state.

Kentucky Division for Air Quality

State agency responsible for air monitoring and air quality programs.

Kentucky Division of Conservation

Offers information and resources involving natural resource conservation. Includes news, programs, services, forms and conservation districts.

Kentucky Geological Survey

Presenting general information on rocks, minerals, fossils, prehistoric life, as well as Earth Science education.

Kentucky Native Plant Society

Covers bylaws, officers and board, field trips, membership, list of nurseries, events and grant information.

Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission

Identifies, preserves and manages areas of Kentucky that represent the best known occurrences of rare native species. Includes a rare plant database and maps of preserved areas.

Kentucky Woodland Owners Association

Offers information on membership and objectives, news and events, network, annual meeting, newsletters and publications, initiatives, woodland resources and joining details.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Kentucky

Describes the federal agency within the Department of Commerce and gives details of activities, programs, and regulations focused on Kentucky. MS Word document.

The Nature Conservancy - Kentucky

Gives details of protected places and a conservation tool box plus information on taking action, events, volunteering and donations.

USDA Forest Service: Daniel Boone National Forest

Official site of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Includes details of current conditions, passes, plans and projects, recreational activities and information about fires and employment. Also maps and brochures.

USDA Forest Service: Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area

Description of the forest is given, as well as details of current conditions, passes, plans and projects, recreational activities and information about fires and employment.

USGS: Kentucky Earthquake Information

Official government site. Provides information on earthquakes, maps, research topics, and links to other geological resources.

USGS: Science In Your Backyard: Kentucky

Provides scientific information about Kentucky. Includes water observations, earthquake activity, news releases, maps, and links to related resources.

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