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Old-growth forests, trees over 250 years old, threatened by logging in Redbird

​The U.S. Forest Service approved logging of old-growth forests in the Daniel Boone National Forest, despite the agency’s claims to the contrary. Forests with trees over 250 years old are…


Forest Service and Trump Administration Propose Eliminating Public Disclosure, Input, and Environmental Review: Comments Urgently Needed by August 12, 2019!

The U.S. Forest Service has extended its comment deadline to Aug. 26. Take action at ​The United States Forest Service and Trump administration have put forward a dangerous new proposal…


Sen. Rand Paul introduces legislation to sell off Daniel Boone National Forest land. Calls urgently needed!

UPDATE #2: The Senate voted 92-8 in favor of S. 47 without Sen. Rand Paul’s amendments. Thank you to everyone who took time to call our legislators in support of…


Massive new timber project threatens endangered darter: Comments needed by April 2, 2018

​The U.S. Forest Service has proposed 3,200 acres of intensive logging on the steep and rugged slopes of the Redbird District of the Daniel Boone National Forest. Comments need to…


Environmental Assessment released for Comment on Greenwood Project

Comments are due by Monday, March 6, 2017​Directions on how to submit your comments are at the bottom of this post.​ ​The Daniel Boone National Forest on February 2nd released…


Our public wildlands are part of who we are, and we will fight to defend them.

Dear Friends,​As 2016 winds down and we look toward a new year and new uncertainties, we mark a significant milestone. Next year will mark 25 years of Kentucky Heartwood’s effective,…


TN Landfill may harm Big South Fork

Kentucky Heartwood learned last month of a proposed landfill in Tennessee just a few miles upstream from the Kentucky line and the Big South Fork. The landfill would impact Bear…


Kentucky Heartwood Appeals Forest Plan Lawsuit to 6th Circuit

For Immediate Release   Kentucky Heartwood Appeals Forest Plan Decision to Sixth Circuit Claims faulty analysis ignored public sentiment, over-emphasizes commercial logging on Daniel Boone National Forest (Lexington), KY –…