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  • Green leafy vegetation with bright yellow flowers climbs a rock face.
    White-haired goldenrod. Photo by John MacGregor, KDFWR.

    Successful recovery and removal from Endangered Species Act of native Kentucky plant a victory for conservation partners

    October 7, 2016 | 3 minute read

    When Mike Oetker, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Deputy Regional Director, hiked with biologists from three agencies in the Daniel Boone National Forest, it only took a few minutes to understand why the white-haired goldenrod could be removed from the list of federally protected plants. Where the once-rare Kentucky plant had disappeared just a few years previous, it was now found blooming in abundance. Oetker’s observations have been validated scientifically by Service biologists, demonstrating recovery has been achieved.  Read the full story...

  • Green leafy vegetation with bright yellow flowers climbs a rock face.
    White-haired goldenrod. Photo by John MacGregor, KDFWR.

    Agencies conserve imperiled species in eastern Kentucky

    August 31, 2015 | 6 minute read

    Stanton, Kentucky – State and Federal conservation agencies came together here today to celebrate partnerships that are delivering conservation successes in eastern Kentucky. After more than two decades of collaboration and conservation work in the Daniel Boone National Forest, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to remove the white-haired goldenrod – a plant unique to eastern Kentucky – from the list of threatened and endangered species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).  Read the full story...

Wildlife

  • Leafy green vegetation with bright yellow flowers
    White-haired goldenrod. Photo: John MacGregor, Kentucky Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources

    White-haired goldenrod

    The white-haired goldenrod is a unique plant to the Red River Gorge region of eastern Kentucky. The Red River Gorge is well known for its unique geology, scenic beauty, and outdoor recreational opportunities, and much of the area is located within the Daniel Boone National Forest.  Visit the species profile...

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