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Sustainability initiatives[edit]

Youth initiatives[edit]

Kentucky Student Environmental Coalition

Initiatives by topic[edit]

Community and voluntary action[edit]

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth, grassroots social justice organization with more than 8,000 members. Though statewide, KFTC has deep roots in eastern Kentucky where coal mining remains the dominant industry. KFTC is a multi-issue organization of working-class families, with a history of working for land reform and environmental justice. W

Cycling activism[edit]

Wikipedia: U.S. Bicycle Route 76

Food activism[edit]

Berea Urban Farm

GleanKY

Open spaces[edit]

Kentucky has an expansive park system which includes one national park, two National Recreation areas, two National Historic Parks, two national forests, two National Wildlife Refuges, 45 state parks, 37,696 acres (153 km2) of state forest, and 82 Wildlife Management Areas. [1]

Sustainable transport activism[edit]

Wikipedia: Hiking trails in Kentucky (category)

Urban sustainability[edit]

Curb’d, Covington. Promotes walkability, connectivity, and placemaking and to showcase the region’s design talent through quasi-temporary public installations.

News and comment[edit]

2016

Whimsical Parklets Promote Walkability in Covington, Kentucky, Jul 4 [2]

2015

More news of local food success in Kentucky, July 6 [3]

First official Trail Town in eastern Kentucky wants to develop economy around designation, March 25 [4]

Resources[edit]

Citizens data initiative[edit]

Energy & Environmental Data for Kentucky - Wikipedia: Greenhouse gas emissions in Kentucky

Interwiki links[edit]

Wikipedia: Kentucky - Kentucky at Ballotpedia


References

This page includes Creative Commons Licensed content from the Sustainable community action wiki on Wikia.
The list of authors can be seen in the history, link via drop down menu at top left of page.

  1. wikipedia:Kentucky:Natural environment and conservation
  2. CityLab
  3. Renew Appalachia
  4. Renew Appalachia


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