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Eight schools presented field trip transportation grants from Kentucky State Parks Foundation

Students from eight more Kentucky schools are taking field trips to a Kentucky State Park thanks to a transportation grant from the Kentucky State Parks Foundation. The KSPF’s “Inside Out Education” initiative allows schools to seek the grants that enable students to learn about the environment, history or culture at a Kentucky State Park. “These trips provide excellent learning...

Kentucky State Parks Foundation unveils first three of 16 planned posters in 2018 fundraising series

The Kentucky State Parks Foundation today unveiled the first three of 16 posters that will make up a series of illustrations highlighting state parks throughout the Commonwealth. The project, called “Kentucky Parks & Crafts,” is a fundraiser for the Kentucky State Parks Foundation, which protects, enhances, advocates for and promotes the natural, historical and cultural resources of Kentucky’s...

Nine schools awarded ‘Inside Out Education’ grants from Kentucky State Parks Foundation

Students from nine more Kentucky schools are taking field trips to a Kentucky State Park this fall thanks to a transportation grant from the Kentucky State Parks Foundation. The KSPF’s “Inside Out Education” initiative allows schools to seek the grants that enable students to learn about the environment, history or culture at a Kentucky State Park. The recent round of grants brings...

Old Kentucky Garden Party fundraiser set for My Old Kentucky Home State Park on April 27

The Kentucky State Parks Foundation, in partnership with Preservation Kentucky, will host the second annual “An Old Kentucky Garden Party” on April 27 at My Old Kentucky Home State Park in Bardstown. This fundraiser for the two organizations features Southern hors d’oeuvres; Mint Juleps and Kentucky spirits from Barton 1792, Four Roses and Maker’s Mark Distilleries; and the King’s Highway...

Three Northern Kentucky schools among six to receive foundation grants to visit state parks

The Kentucky State Park Foundation has approved transportation grants for students at six schools, including three schools in Northern Kentucky, for visits to state parks during the current school year. Students from Howell Elementary in the Erlanger-Elsmere Independent School District and Beechgrove Elementary in the Kenton County School District will visit Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, thanks...