Archive | June 27, 2012

State climatologist, soil scientist survey intensifying drought conditions

Unless you’re living in a cave, you know that June weather conditions have been hot and dry in many areas, especially in far western Kentucky. In an effort to track extreme drought conditions, state climatologist Stuart Foster and soil scientist Darwin Newton visited the Jackson Purchase area earlier this week for a first-hand look at […]

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WKU graduate to lead science/resource management area at Mammoth Cave

Superintendent Patrick Reed announced that WKU graduate Bobby Carson has been selected as the Chief of the Science and Resource Management Division of Mammoth Cave National Park. Carson is a 35-year veteran of the National Park Service, with most of his years at Mammoth Cave. “Bobby steps into this job with a wealth of experience, […]

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