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Legacy of Leadership

Wildlands News by Kelly Bartley, KNLT Board Chair The scope, impact and success of KNLT’s conservation movement has grown in large part due to our board leadership. KNLT has been […]

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Thinking Like a Planet

More than 50 years ago Aldo Leopold defined a land ethic with a call to “think like a mountain,” a holistic view of our place in the ecosystem. More recently […]

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Annual Report 2020

Wildlands News: This year marks KNLT’s 25th anniversary and a notable benchmark – together we have protected more than 50,000 acres of wildlands! Through the power of partnership, we have […]

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Warbler Ridge Preserve Established

Wildlands News: Kentucky Natural Lands Trust (KNLT) protected an additional 1,368 acres on Pine Mountain near Cumberland, Kentucky, establishing the Warbler Ridge Preserve. The preserve combines this newly acquired tract […]

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Reaccreditation Notification 2020

Kentucky Natural Lands Trust (KNLT) is pleased to announce it is applying for renewal of accreditation through the Land Trust Alliance Accreditation Commission. The land trust accreditation program recognizes land […]

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Laden Trail Preserve Expanded

Kentucky Natural Lands Trust (KNLT) has protected an additional 83 acres of the Pine Mountain Wildlands Corridor expanding the Laden Trail Preserve in Harlan County. The newly protected wildlands are […]

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KNLT Welcomes New Board and Staff Leadership

Kentucky Natural Lands Trust is happy to welcome new leadership into our Board of Directors and staff team. Kelly Bartley, an environmental law attorney with Dentons Bingham Greenebaum LLP, was […]

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50th Earth Day | KNLT 25th

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and the beginning of the modern environmental movement. So much has unfolded worldwide with this movement over the last 50 years although […]

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KNLT Establishes the Granshire Branch Preserve in Whitley County

In late December, Kentucky Natural Lands Trust (KNLT) protected another 127 acres creating the Granshire Branch Preserve on Pine Mountain in Whitley County. The preserve lies within one of the […]

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Annual Report 2019

KNLT had a very productive year working to protect, connect and restore wildlands. The following are a few highlights from 2019: – KNLT established the Laden Trail Preserve in Harlan […]

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