Conservation Committee Meeting
Apr
3
5:00 PM17:00

Conservation Committee Meeting

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: heather@woodsandwaterstrust.org

 

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On the Table
Mar
28
7:00 PM19:00

On the Table

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.

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WWLT Poetry Reading
Feb
20
6:00 PM18:00

WWLT Poetry Reading

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

 

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Landowner Meeting
Feb
1
5:30 PM17:30

Landowner Meeting

Woods & Waters Land Trust invites landowners to an open meeting on Thursday, February 1, 2018, at  5:30 pm, at the Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe, 235 West Broadway, Frankfort, KY.  Topics include the use of conservation easements to permanently protect land.

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Performance Excellence Committee
Jan
15
1:00 PM13:00

Performance Excellence Committee

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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.

We will continue to work on compliance with the revised LTA Standards; on development of a Donor Privacy Policy; and on updating our Strategic Plan.

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Woods and Waters Land Trust Board Meeting
Jan
8
6:00 PM18:00

Woods and Waters Land Trust Board Meeting

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.

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Help keep the forest healthy!
Nov
11
1:00 PM13:00

Help keep the forest healthy!

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 deb@woodsandwaterstrust.org or call 502 209 6586

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Kentucky Land Trusts Coalition - Dinner Social
Oct
15
1:30 PM13:30

Kentucky Land Trusts Coalition - Dinner Social

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 tbconservancy@gmail.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.

 

 

 

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Performance Excellence Committee
Sep
28
1:00 PM13:00

Performance Excellence Committee

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.

The focus for this meeting will be creation of a Donor Privacy Policy and a continuation of our work on the 2017 Revised LTA Standards and Practices.

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Sep
9
5:30 PM17:30

Land Extravaganza is on Saturday, September 9 at Inside Out Design!

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!  

 

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Performance Excellence Committee
Aug
10
1:00 PM13:00

Performance Excellence Committee

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.

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Backyard Habitat - Kids and Parents Workshop
Jul
22
11:00 AM11:00

Backyard Habitat - Kids and Parents Workshop

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/

 

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