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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were 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