Grants Proven to Help Protect Wildlife

Grants Proven to Help Protect Wildlife

The National Fish and Wildlife Federation knows for a fact what all of us who love the Cumberland Plateau Natural Resources feel —it’s a special place worthy of protection. They’ve awarded seven grants in four states totaling $1.3 million. Matching grants will more...
Grasshopper Species

Grasshopper Species

Thanks for your interest in the mushrooms we found on Coal Creek Farm. It’s been a dry spring, so the mushrooms are “resting” but the bugs are alive and buzzing. We’ve had researchers on property cataloging the bugs. It’s fascinating to watch them work. I wrote a...
River Management

River Management

You know how I love paddling with my family, but in the last few years I’ve come to appreciate just how hard it is to protect these precious places. At the end of the Ken Burns series on national park protection, the point was made that every generation will have to...
Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

Here are some Great Blue Heron facts. The Great Blue Heron’s Latin name is Ardea herodias. They live in most of North America and Central America, as well as the Caribbean and the Galápagos Islands. The preferred Great Blue Heron habitat is fresh or saltwater marshes,...
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