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AAA offers safety tips on avoiding animal-vehicle collisions; fall months most dangerous in Kentucky

Fall is officially here and AAA is warning drivers to be more cautious on the roads. Deer mating season is beginning, with October, November and December the most dangerous months in Kentucky for motor vehicle collisions with animals. A collision with a deer or other animal can put a serious dent in a vehicle, if not destroy it completely, and possibly result in serious injuries or fatalities. “Animal-related...

Help Wanted: Kids needed as citizen-scientists during statewide ‘BioBlitz’ on June 9

Children across the commonwealth have an opportunity to learn about and assist in scientific work at Kentucky State Parks while helping make a positive impact on our environment. On June 9, state parks across Kentucky will hold a “BioBlitz” — a short period of time when students, teachers, scientists and others conduct an overall count of animals, plants and other organisms in a designated area....