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Farm Bill would gut National Forest Protections, calls to Congress needed!

The U.S. House Agriculture Committee has released a draft of the 2018 Farm Bill. The Forestry Title begins on page 464. The bill includes some devastating provisions with regards to our national…


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…


Kentucky Heartwood files in U.S. Court of Appeals to block Kinder Morgan/Tennessee Gas Pipeline conversion project

​For Immediate Release, February 6, 2018 ​ Contact: Ryan Talbott, Allegheny Defense Project, (503) 329-9162                 Tom Fitzgerald, Kentucky Resources Council, (502) 875…


An Unprecedented Threat to our National Forests

The U.S. House of Representatives is currently considering H.R. 2936, the deceitfully-named Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017. The bill is sponsored by Representative Bruce Westerman of Arkansas, who’s largest…


Comments on Greenwood project submitted by Kentucky Heartwood

The following comments on the Greenwood Vegetation Management Project were submitted by Kentucky Heartwood to the Forest Service today. ​​Use the links below to read our comments and associated documents. Comments on…


Comments to FERC on Kinder Morgan Pipeline submitted by Kentucky Heartwood & Frack Free Foothills

The following comments on the Kinder Morgan  Abandonment and Capacity Restoration Project were submitted to FERC today.  Click the link below to read the comments. acr_umtp_tgp_comments_final.pdf File Size: 860 kb…


Kentucky Heartwood Submits Comments Critical of Logging and Burning plans at Land Between the Lakes

Kentucky Heartwood is now working to assist former residents of what is now known as Land Between the Lakes, but known as Between the Rivers to the people forcibly removed…


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 –…