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Due to the impending winter weather, WKU Owensboro will close at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday.

Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert.

Biodiversity Stewardship

musselThe Center works to provide a scientific perspective aimed at effective stewardship of biodiversity and its potential economic benefit.

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Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission (Joyce Bender)

The agency charged with identifying, acquiring and managing biologically important natural areas, and educating the public as to the value of biodiversity

Kentucky State Parks (Sam Devine, Kentucky Department of Parks)

A guide to the 49 state parks and one interstate park in Kentucky, including information of facilities, scenic highlights and upcoming events



Kentucky Society of Natural History (Berl Meyer)

A nonprofit organization promoting the study of nature and the natural sciences, with members from throughout Kentucky and neighboring states

Kentucky Chapter of the Nature Conservancy (Ritchie Kessler)

The Nature Conservancy is a leading international, nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the diversity of life on Earth. The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.

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 Last Modified 9/25/14