Kentucky State Parks http://wuky.org en Bill Would Permit Private Companies To Develop State Park Property http://wuky.org/post/bill-would-permit-private-companies-develop-state-park-property <p>A bill filed for the 2014 legislative session in Frankfort would allow private companies to lease and develop state park property. Mon, 16 Dec 2013 21:40:29 +0000 Josh James 41990 at http://wuky.org Bill Would Permit Private Companies To Develop State Park Property Insect Infestation Prompts State Park Tree Harvest http://wuky.org/post/insect-infestation-prompts-state-park-tree-harvest <p>Officials at General Butler State Resort Park are allowing a limited harvest of ash trees. Wed, 04 Dec 2013 17:18:07 +0000 WUKY Staff 41417 at http://wuky.org Insect Infestation Prompts State Park Tree Harvest Bat Disease Found At Two Kentucky Parks http://wuky.org/post/bat-disease-found-two-kentucky-parks <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A disease responsible for killing millions of bats in North America has spread to caves at two state parks in eastern Kentucky that are homes to federally endangered bats, parks officials said Friday.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">White-nose syndrome has been detected in caves at Carter Caves State Resort Park and Kingdom Come State Park, said state parks department spokesman Gil Lawson. Small numbers of bats have died so far from the disease, he said.</span></p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 21:38:35 +0000 Associated Press 27415 at http://wuky.org Bat Disease Found At Two Kentucky Parks