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Kentucky"s natural heritage

Greg Abernathy

Kentucky"s natural heritage

by Greg Abernathy

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Published by The University Press of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural history -- Kentucky

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGreg Abernathy, Ellis L. Laudermilk, and Deborah White.
    ContributionsLaudermilk, Ellis L., White, Deborah L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH105.K4 A34 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23919200M
    ISBN 109780813125756
    LC Control Number2009044728
    OCLC/WorldCa460059247

      Editorial Reviews "One cannot leaf through the pages of this book without feeling a strong urge to see these wild places." — Indiana Magazine of History "With over glorious full-color photographs and insightful text, Kentucky's Last Great Places highlights the incredible natural beauty found in the Commonwealth's old-growth forests, prairies, wetlands, and other Brand: University Press of Kentucky. The goal of this website is to help educate Kentuckians about an interesting group of animals that are important to our natural heritage. Specifically, this website allows the user the ability to identify snakes that they may encounter while experiencing Kentucky’s forests, prairies, wetlands, rivers and even their own backyards.

      The 9 Best Backroads In Kentucky For A Long Scenic Drive. One of Kentucky’s favorite pastimes is an afternoon drive on a scenic back road. The Bluegrass State is full of these gems, some connect small towns, while others surround the perimeter of a natural : Andrea Limke.   Kentucky’s literary heritage to be celebrated in Lexington’s newest public art project. (Oct. 19, ) — LexArts today announced a new .

      Kentucky Artisan Center (Berea) The Kentucky Artisan Center is located in Berea, considered the folk arts and crafts capital of Kentucky. The Center opened in and was established to celebrate. Welcome to Kentucky’s most comprehensive festival listing. As a Good Neighbor to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, I’m happy to help festival lovers find events and things to do in such cities as Lexington, Louisville, Bowling Green, Bardstown, Covington, Princeton, Middleboro, Grayson, Paducah and everywhere in-between.


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