Helpful Links


Kentucky Resources Council


http://www.kyrc.org/
KRC is working with landowners, the Kentucky Waterways Alliance, and KFTC, to assure that landowners and communities are properly informed regarding a natural gas liquids pipeline proposed by a Joint Venture of Williams Company and Boardwalk Partners, called the "Bluegrass Pipeline" Project. Click the headline to read more about the project, and about natural gas liquids. This background memo will be updated periodically as new information is obtained.



Kentuckians for the Commonwealth
http://www.kftc.org/



KFTC is a grassroots organization of 7,500 members across Kentucky. We have local chapters and at-large members in many counties. We use a set of core strategies, from leadership development to communications and voter empowerment, to impact a broad range of issues, including coal and water, new energy and transition, economic justice and voting rights.
Bluegrass Conservancy

http://www.bluegrassconservancy.org/

Founded in 1995, Bluegrass Conservancy is a private, nonprofit regional land trust committed to the preservation and conservation of the unique rural and cultural resources of the Bluegrass Region. Our mission is to promote the conservation of Bluegrass farmland. We currently hold conservation easements protecting approximately 8,042 acres.


EarthSave Louisville

http://louisville.earthsave.org/

EarthSave Louisville educates people about the powerful effects our food choices have on the environment, our health and all life on Earth, and encourages a shift toward a healthy, plant-based diet.



Louisville Audubon Society

http://www.kentuckyaudubon.org/chapters/louisville.htm

The Society's mission is to build an organization to support environmental education, conservation and recreational programs for the mutual benefit of the National Audubon Society, the members of the Society, and the community.



Kentucky Rails to Trails Council

http://www.kyrailtrail.org/

Formed in 1994 and fully staffed by volunteers, KRTC's mission is to enhance the quality of life in our communities by developing a Kentucky rail-trail program.



The Kentucky Resources Council

http://www.kyrc.org/

The Kentucky Resources Council is Kentucky's only environmental advocacy organization offering legal and strategic assistance without charge to individuals, community groups and local governments statewide.



Kentucky Waterways Alliance

http://www.kwalliance.org/

The organization was formed to promote networking, communication and mutual support among groups, government agencies, and businesses working on waterway issues.



Kentucky Chapter of The Nature Conservancy

http://www.nature.org/wherewework/northamerica/states/kentucky/

The Nature Conservancy works around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.



River Fields

http://www.riverfields.org/

River Fields is the largest and oldest river conservancy along the 981 mile Ohio River. The organization uses its resources to effectively protect, preserve and enhance the natural and cultural resources of the land and water around the Ohio River in our region.



Greater Louisville Sierra Club

http://louisville.sierraclub.org/

The Greater Louisville Sierra Club is a community grassroots organization that strives to inform its members, the public and decision makers on environmental, natural resource, and land use issues. The Sierra Club will work aggressively and effectively for clean air and water and the preservation of habitat for all species including human beings.



Hoosier Environmental Council

http://www.hecweb.org/

The Hoosier Environmental Council, founded in 1983, is Indiana`s largest state-wide environmental organization. HEC has been a leader in bringing visibility to such serious environmental challenges as mercury pollution and power plant waste.



Indiana Recycling Coalition

http://indianarecycling.org/

Our Mission is to support source reduction, reuse, composting and recycling activities in Indiana. To encourage integrated recycling, the Coalition supports buying recycled-content products, and the collection and remanufacturing of recyclable materials.



Community Farm Alliance

http://www.communityfarmalliance.org/

This statewide organization works to increase awareness and involvement in sustainable, local agriculture and consumption.



Friends of Coal

http://www.friendsofcoal.org/

The Friends of Coal is a volunteer organization based in West Virginia and in other states, including Kentucky and Indiana. It's a group that supports the coal industry.



Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation

http://www.kyfb.com/federation/home.asp

Farm Bureau is a voluntary organization of farm families and their allies dedicated to serving as the voice of agriculture by identifying problems, developing solutions and taking actions which will improve net farm income, achieve better economic opportunities and enhance the quality of life for all.



Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest

http://www.bernheim.org

Bernheim Forest attempts to strengthen the bond between people and nature by finding ways to connect nature with people's everyday lives.



Bicycling for Louisville

http://www.bicyclingforlouisville.org

Bicycling for Louisville exists to make bicycling safer, more enjoyable, and more widespread in the greater Louisville region of north central Kentucky and southern Indiana.



Community Farm Alliance

http://www.communityfarmalliance.org

Community Farm Alliance is a grassroots membership organization with over 2,000 members in 75 Kentucky counties. From creating new Farmers' Markets in underserved urban communities, to developing Farm-to-Cafeteria programs that link local farmers with institutional buyers, to promoting family farm-friendly policies in the halls of the State Capitol, CFA provides a grassroots voice for Kentucky's citizens-farmer and non-farmer, urban and rural alike-on farm, food, and economic issues.



Kentucky Conservation Committee

http://www.kyconservation.org

KCC provides a non-partisan voice for Kentucky 's environmental community in Frankfort . KCC works to make sound environmental stewardship a priority for elected officials and voters.



8664

http://www.8664.org

8664 is an organization advocating for a East End bridge and removal of I-64 along the Louisville waterfront as an alternative to the Ohio River Bridges Project.



Falls of the Ohio State Park

hhttp://fallsoftheohio.org

The park features an interpretive center with public programs overlooking fossil beds. The center contains an exhibit gallery and video presentation, while the park also offers opportunities for fishing, hiking, fossil viewing, bird watching, and picnicking.



Louisville Climate Action Network

http://www.louisvillecan.org

The Louisville Climate Action Network is a network of organizations and individuals committed to fighting global climate change.



Louisville Nature Center and Beargrass Creek State Nature Preserve

http://www.louisvillenaturecenter.org

The center's mission is to provide nature education and encourage stewardship in an urban forest.



Olmsted Parks Conservancy

http://www.olmstedparks.org

Olmsted Parks Conservancy's mission is to restore, enhance and preserve one of Louisville's most valued treasures, the historic Olmsted Parks and Parkways.



21st Century Parks

http://www.21cparks.org

The group is working to develop a string of parks in eastern Jefferson County.