Kentucky's Stream and Wetland Conservation Plan survey results are available. With funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Dr. Stephanie McSpirit of Eastern Kentucky University was contracted to design the survey and get input from various stakeholders. Over 800 stakeholders were surveyed, which included environmental professionals, federal and state regulators, farmers, homeowners, coal industry representatives, stream restoration engineers, foresters and sportsmen.
Survey respondents provided their views and insights across the following subjects:
Current regulatory and mitigation effects.
Serious impacts to Kentucky's stream and wetland resources.
Current education, outreach and research efforts.
"No net loss" of Kentucky's streams and wetlands.
Click on the links below for the final report Kentucky Streams and Wetlands Conservation and Restoration Plan.