Kentucky Department of Fish And Wildlife http://wuky.org en Kentucky Wildlife Agency Names New Commissioner http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-wildlife-agency-names-new-commissioner <p>Kentucky's wildlife agency has a new top leader whose credentials include decades of conservation work. Fri, 02 May 2014 18:39:34 +0000 Associated Press 48384 at http://wuky.org Kentucky Wildlife Agency Names New Commissioner Inspector General Finds Abuses At Wildlife Agency http://wuky.org/post/inspector-general-finds-abuses-wildlife-agency <p>The Office of Inspector General has completed its investigation of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife. Tue, 10 Dec 2013 02:05:45 +0000 Associated Press 41665 at http://wuky.org Inspector General Finds Abuses At Wildlife Agency Ky. Fish And Wildlife Commissioner Resigns Amid Heightened Scrutiny http://wuky.org/post/ky-fish-and-wildlife-commissioner-resigns-amid-heightened-scrutiny <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The head of Kentucky's Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has resigned the position he has held since 2005.</span></p><p></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">The chairman of the department's commission says Jonathan W. Gassett submitted a letter of resignation Thursday evening.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">Commission chairman Stuart Ray says Gassett is resigning to pursue outside interests.</span></p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 16:10:29 +0000 Associated Press 37160 at http://wuky.org Ky. Fish And Wildlife Commissioner Resigns Amid Heightened Scrutiny Officials Confirm Gray Wolf Killed In Ky. http://wuky.org/post/officials-confirm-gray-wolf-killed-ky <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources says federal officials have confirmed that a gray wolf was killed in Kentucky for the first time in more than a century.</span></p><p></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">The agency says wolves have been gone from Kentucky since the mid-1800s, so it's a mystery how the federally endangered animal ended up in Hart County near Munfordville in March.</span></p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 14:07:15 +0000 Associated Press 36079 at http://wuky.org Officials Confirm Gray Wolf Killed In Ky.