Kentucky

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Sustainability initiativesEdit

Initiatives by topicEdit

Community and voluntary actionEdit

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 activismEdit

Wikipedia: U.S. Bicycle Route 76

Food activismEdit

Berea Urban Farm

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Open spacesEdit

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 activismEdit

Wikipedia: Hiking trails in Kentucky (category)

Urban sustainabilityEdit

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

News and commentEdit

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]

ResourcesEdit

Interwiki linksEdit

Wikipedia: Kentucky - Kentucky at Ballotpedia


References

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


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