U.S. Fish and Wildlife http://wfpl.org en Native Kentucky Plant To Get Protection Under Endangered Species Act http://wfpl.org/post/native-kentucky-plant-get-protection-under-endangered-species-act <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A small, lilac-colored wildflower found only in parts of Jefferson and </span>Bullitt<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> counties will soon be considered a threatened under&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">the Endangered Species Act.</span></p><p>The <a href="http://www.fws.gov/frankfort/pdf/KYGladeCressFacts.pdf">Kentucky Glade Cress</a> is dwindling in the wild due in large part to sprawling residential and commercial development.</p> Mon, 12 May 2014 11:07:47 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9318 at http://wfpl.org Native Kentucky Plant To Get Protection Under Endangered Species Act Kentucky to Receive Federal Grant to Continue Studying Fatal Bat Disease http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-receive-federal-grant-continue-studying-fatal-bat-disease <p>Kentucky is among 30 states that will receive federal funds to boost monitoring for a deadly bat disease.</p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 19:58:47 +0000 Erica Peterson 956 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky to Receive Federal Grant to Continue Studying Fatal Bat Disease