Sandhill Crane tours offered at Barren River Lake State Resort Park on two weekends in January

 Barren River Lake State Resort Park will host its Sandhill Crane tours on two weekends in late January, 2018. Thousands of sandhill cranes make Barren River Lake a winter stop as they congregate in huge numbers to migrate. The lake’s exposed mud flats in winter provide the birds with a perfect spot to rest and socialize as they settle in for the night. Area farmlands and wet meadows offer plenty...

Garden Club of Kentucky to dedicate new Monarch butterfly waystation at Barren River State Park

The Garden Club of Kentucky will dedicate the latest of a series of Monarch butterfly waystations at Barren River Lake State Resort Park on Monday, Aug. 14. The ceremony will be at 10 a.m. just below the lodge patio and pool. Members of the Garden Club of Kentucky and the Glasgow Garden Club began working with park staff in 2013 to design and install a Monarch waystation at Barren River Lake State...