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Kentucky Heartwood files formal objection to South Red Bird project

This area along the Redbird Crest Trail is approved for logging by the Forest Service. Most of the trees in this photo will be cut under the Forest Service’s plan.…

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Jellico management planning begins. Speak up for the Jellico mountains!

A massive and gorgeous dominant white oak in an unprotected secondary old-growth forest in the Jellico area. TAKE ACTION! Join the virtual public meeting about the Jellico areaTuesday, October 13, 20205-6:30…

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Welcome, Ashley Lipscomb!

Ashley and Akadia ​Kentucky Heartwood is excited to announce that we have hired Ashley Lipscomb to serve as our new Director! We are thrilled to have her on staff, and…

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What’s up with Greenwood?

A few months ago, Kentucky Heartwood released information and allegations that the Forest Service was selling more timber in the Greenwood project of the Daniel Boone National Forest than what…

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Black Lives Matter

I’ve struggled over these past few weeks with whether or not publish a statement on behalf of Kentucky Heartwood in response to the historic Black Lives Matter protests and demonstrations…

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Landslides and Wrecked Mountainsides from Logging in Daniel Boone National Forest

​Kentucky Heartwood has documented multiple ongoing landslides in the Redbird District of the Daniel Boone National forest caused by logging in the Group One project in Clay and Leslie Counties.…

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Forest Service approves Pine Creek project. Here’s what it means.

​In January the Forest Service published their final decision on the Pine Creek Forest Restoration Project. The final approval of the project comes 4 years after the Forest Service’s first…

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More logging proposed on the Daniel Boone National Forest, but this time they won’t say where.

The Forest Service has proposed yet another major logging project on the Daniel Boone National Forest to wrap up 2019. But this time they won’t tell you where they’re going…

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Action Alert: Comments needed to stop 3,650 acres of logging in the Redbird District of the Daniel Boone National Forest!

The Forest Service is proposing to log 3,650 acres of the Redbird District of the Daniel Boone National Forest in Clay and Leslie Counties. Comments on the Draft Environmental Assessment…

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Tuesday last day to have your donation DOUBLED!

Thanks to the generosity of our members and supporters, $10,010.11 has been raised so far for our first ever matching funds campaign, meaning a total of $20,020.22 will go toward…