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Federal ‘Duck Stamp’ funding approved for land acquisition at Green River National Wildlife Refuge

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday announced the approval of federal “Duck Stamp” funding for land acquisition purposes at the newly-established Green River National Wildlife Refuge in Henderson. “Duck Stamps,” purchased by hunters, conservationists, and stamp collectors, provide revenue to support federal conservation and outdoor recreation efforts. In...

Shawnee Park boat ramp project will provide Kentucky access to Ohio River in Louisville

One of Louisville’s signature parks is adding a new feature certain to draw more visitors to the area and enhance the opportunity for the recreational enjoyment of the Ohio River. A public boat ramp and accompanying parking area planned for Shawnee Park will provide boaters with convenient river access below McAlpine Locks and Dam and the renowned Falls of the Ohio. On Friday, Kentucky Tourism, Arts...