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Energy and Environment Cabinet

Cumberland Gap - Photo by David Hargis

Division of Conservation
News and Events

Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts Convention

Plans are currently underway for the 2017 convention of the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts.  It will be held July 9-11 at the Crowne Plaza in Louisville.  Registration is open at this time.  The registration form can be found here.  For more information about this convention, please contact your local conservation district.   Contact information for all conservation districts can be found here.  

2017 Envirothon

The 2017 Envirothon competition has completed for Kentucky.  A team from the Gatton Academy in Bowling Green will represent Kentucky at the North American Envirothon, which will be held in Maryland in July.  A team from Madison Southern High School in Berea will represent Kentucky at the National FFA Convention, which will be held in Indiana in October.  More information about Kentucky's competition can be found here.

2017 KACD Auxiliary Scholarships

The KACD Auxiliary has released the documents for their 3 scholarships.  All 3 scholarships are for students that will be entering the fields of agriculture or conservation of natural resources.  The George Crafton Memorial Scholarship is for high school seniors.  The Natural Resources Scholarship is for current college students.  The Betty Barrick Scholarship is for non-traditional students who are at least 25 years old.  More information and applications can be found here.    

2017 Calendar

Please click here for the 2017 listing of scheduled events and due dates for conservation districts.