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Sustainability initiatives

Youth initiatives

Kentucky Student Environmental Coalition

Initiatives by topic

Community and voluntary action

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

Wikipedia: U.S. Bicycle Route 76

Food activism

GleanKY

Open spaces

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

Wikipedia: Hiking trails in Kentucky (category)

Urban sustainability

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

News and comment

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

Citizens data initiative

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

Interwiki links

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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