MORE KENTUCKY NEWS
News from the region's first prime-time newscast. You'll find it First On Fox!
US Fish and Wildlife listing Kentucky glade cress as threatened, designating critical habitat
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 4:01 AM EDT
The small plant Kentucky glade cress is being listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is designating about 2,000 acres as critical habitat for the plant.
The Fish and Wildlife Service says residential and commercial development and associated activities have destroyed or degraded the plant's natural glade habitats.
Materials concerning the final rule are available at http://www.regulations.gov using docket numbers FWS-R4-ES-2013-0069 and FWS-R4-ES-2013-0015.
Landowners who want to help recover Kentucky glade cress can learn more by contacting the Kentucky Field Office at 330 W. Broadway, Suite 265, Frankfort, KY 40601.