The Friends of Wolf Run is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the belief that with the right information and by working together, neighbors can make a difference in the quality of the Wolf Creek Watershed. And, in the process, they make the property more valuable and the community a more pleasant place to live. We recently had a chance to catch up with one of the organization’s leaders, Ken Cooke. KAEE: What is your current role at Friends of Wolf Run? Ken: I do paperwork
Do you work in the outdoors? Or in the fields of environmental science, outdoor recreation, indoor and outdoor environmental education, or nature education? Do you work to connect people with nature and the outdoors?
Are you an artist? Park employee? Environmental scientist? Naturalist? Classroom teacher? Volunteer coordinator? Or someone simply looking to strengthen your work in the fields of equity and inclusion? Then we invite YOU to join our new Justice, Equity, Diversi
Peer-funders and experts join Blue Sky Funders Forum, Pisces Foundation, and Southeastern Environmental Education Alliance for briefing on environmental education in the southeast In the United States, the southeast receives only 8% of the $116 million in philanthropic investments for environmental literacy, outdoor experiences, and connections to nature. This disparity of funding in the region, unfortunately, mirrors inequities in access to green spaces, education, healthcar
Get to know new KAEE Board Member Rhonda Lamb! 1. What is your current position? Four Rivers Basin Coordinator for Jackson Purchase Resource Conservation and Development Foundation 2. How long have you been working in EE? I have been working in EE for about five years, teaching in schools and working field day events. 3. If you could be any animal, what would you be? Probably a wild mustang 4. What is your favorite place to visit in Kentucky? Cumberland Gap 5. Who would you m
Former KAEE Board Chair Jennifer Hubbard-Sánchez is back on our board, and we couldn't be happier about that! Keep reading to learn more about her! 1. What is your current position? Superintendent of Natural Areas for Lexington Parks and Recreation 2. What fictional place would you most like to visit? Aztlán 3. If you could be any animal, what would you be? Andean Condor 4. What is your favorite place to visit in Kentucky? Zilpo Campground (one specific site that shall not be
Are you in to get out? Take Me Outside is a non-profit organization committed to raising awareness and facilitating action on nature connection and outdoor learning in schools across Turtle Island (North America). Last year, Take Me Outside Day had 8,900 educators and 400,000 learners participate in a week of events, activities and featured speakers. Please join the collective effort to extend the learning environment beyond four walls and a desk! Commit to spending one hour
We're delighted that Jennifer Beach, who previously served as a member of our Board of Directors at KAEE, has rejoined the board this fall! Read on to get to know a bit about her. 1. What is your current position? School Outreach Programmer, Kenton County Public Library (where I've been for 33.5 years now!) 2. What fictional place would you most like to visit? There are so many real places I would like to visit! Probably the universe of the A Wrinkle In Time book series. It's