Annual Report 2017

KNLT had an amazing year with many conservation victories to celebrate. The following are a few highlights from 2017.

– KNLT protected nearly 2,000 additional acres on Pine Mountain near Cumberland, Kentucky creating three new preserves: Line Fork Preserve, Hurricane Gap Preserve and Kingdom Come Preserve. Read More

– KNLT purchased and protected a 353-acre addition to The Narrows Preserve on Pine Mountain. This land protects unique habitats that harbor a diversity of plant and animal life, including the endemic Icebox Cave Beetle found nowhere else on Earth. Read More

– The Imperiled Bat Conservation Fund, a partnership between KNLT and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, has been funding the protection of important bat and forest habitat for a decade. Since inception IBCF has protected more than 25,000 acres and funded many critical research projects.

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We are truly thankful for the wonderful support from all of our donors. Our conservation successes are made possible by our broad support base of individuals, board members and key partners such as the Snowy Owl Foundation and The Forecastle Foundation, along with lead gifts from longtime supporters, Christina Lee Brown and Tom Dupree, Sr. We are very grateful for their support of our efforts to protect Kentucky’s wildlands.

Download our KNLT 2017 Annual Report (pdf).

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