The Conservation Committee will meet on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at 5:00 pm in downtown Frankfort. Agenda items include: discussion of proposed projects, Connector Forest, spring pest plant removal, and Strategic Conservation Planning.
Please contact committee chair Heather Housman for details about this meeting: email@example.com
Woods & Waters Land Trust would like to invite you to be our guest at an On the Table event we are hosting at The Lancaster at 7pm on Wednesday, March 28. Join us and other guests for a community conversation over coffee and cake and be part of an exciting day for Frankfort. On March 28, thousands of people in schools, churches, meeting halls, and homes will gather to share their ideas and aspirations for how to make Frankfort and Franklin County a better place. The results of these conversations will be used to inform decision making about the future of our community. We hope that you will be part of this historic day for Frankfort and Franklin County.
Woods & Waters Land Trust will host a Poetry Reading in downtown Frankfort at the Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe. Past, present, and future poet laureates will read, including Richard Taylor, Frederick Smock, Trina Peiffer, and Jeremy Paden. Please join us for an evening celebrating community and conservation with Kentucky poets.
To reserve a seat for this free event click here.
The Performance Excellence Committee will meet on Monday, January 15, 2018 at 1:00 pm,at the Woods and Waters Office, 612 Shelby Street, Frankfort, KY.
The Woods and Waters Land Trust will conduct it's annual meeting of the Board of Directors on Monday, January 8, 2018, at 6:00 pm, at the Sower Board Room, Paul Sawyier Public Library, Frankfort, Kentucky.
Items for the agenda include reports from the Executive Director and committees; a review of goals and the strategic plan; budget priorities for 2018; and reviewing, approving, and signing our Conflict of Interest Policy.
This meeting is free and open to the public.
We need your help! We will be removing the pest plant bush honeysuckle to keep the forest healthy at this beautiful nature preserve. We'll work in teams so if you have loppers - bring them! For details and to register email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 502 209 6586
Join your fellow land trust board members at this fun and free social event.
An optional hike begins at 1:30 pm, at the Visitors Center parking area, led by Beverly James, Floracliff Director. A suggested donation of $5-$10 will go directly to Floracliff Nature Sanctuary. We will visit the new tract of land and the historic camping lodge.
The main event begins at 3:00 pm. We will have time to socialize and get to know the staff and boards of our fellow land trusts. Dinner is at 4:30, provided by Athenian Grill, at no cost to KLTC/ WWLT board members.
Please RSVP Mary Unterreiner at email@example.com by 5 pm, Tuesday, October 10. Hope you can join us!
More info on Kentucky Land Trusts Coalition here.
More info on Floracliff Nature Sanctuary here.
The WWLT Performance Excellence Committee will meet on Thursday, September 28, at 1:00 pm, in the Sower Board Room of the Paul Sawyier Public Library, Frankfort, Kentucky.
Woods & Waters Land Trust and Inside Out Design celebrate 10 years!
Woods & Waters Land Trust is excited to partner with Inside Out Design this year in celebrating our 10th anniversaries together!
Established in 2007, WWLT works with landowners to protect forests and streams in the lower Kentucky River watershed. During our first 10 years, we achieved national accreditation, permanently protected nearly 400 acres, and established a nature preserve within the Frankfort city limits.
Also incorporated in 2007, Inside Out Design has earned state and national recognition for excellence in its dedication to sustainable design, community involvement, and native landscaping.
The Land Extravaganza will take place on the grounds of Inside Out Design with a beautiful view of the Elkhorn Creek watershed. The evening begins at 5:30pm with tours featuring rain gardens, prairies, and the live roof of the 100% solar powered IOD office building. Dinner by Amazing Gracie's, Stone and Ember Bakery, and Cedar Ring Greens begins at 6:30pm.
The event features three bands: Two are Jerry Hockensmith and Bethany, and Sherri Sebastian's dance band, A Twist of Fate. We will have a silent auction, kids activities, a photo booth and a fire. Cupcakes and ice cream by Crank and Boom will be available.
Advance tickets are $30/person. Deadlne for advance tickets is September 2. Tickets after this deadline will be $40. so get your tickets early! Before Sept 2 we also offer four tickets for $100.
Thanks to our sponsors Commonwealth Credit Union, Martha Moore, Ceci Mitchell/Bryan Bunch, Joe Graviss and Jane Julian and other contributors!
The WWLT Performance Excellence Committee will meet on Thursday, August 10th, 2017, from 1:00 - 2:00 pm, in the Sower Board Room of the Paul Sawyier Public Library in Frankfort, Kentucky. http://www.pspl.org/
We will continue our discussion of policies and procedures that help us implement the highest standards and practices.
This meeting is open to the public.
Create a more diverse environment for birds, bees, and other pollinators with the Woods and Water Land Trust. Registration is required Saturday July 22 11AM to Noon. Paul Sawyier Library, Frankfort.
Click here to register for Family Workshops: Build a Better Yard Habitat. http://www.pspl.org/event/family-workshops-build-a-better-yard-habitat/