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Applications are Open for Potential New Green Check Businesses

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Bluegrass Greensource recently helped honor the City of Lexington’s newest Green Check certified businesses. Including the first ever, Gold Level business, Town Branch Tree Experts!  Town Branch Tree Experts, Inc. (Gold) Unitarian Universalist Church of Lexington (Silver) Perspectives, Inc. (Silver) Meg C Jewelry Gallery (Bronze) Lextran (Bronze) Minglewood (Bronze) Boone Creek Outdoors (Member) A Cup […]

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Saving Your Streambanks

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Saving Your Streambanks Why is the drainage ditch or stream in my backyard or on the farm getting deeper? Or wider? Why are the edges getting steeper? What can be done? Our Kentucky streams face many challenges from our day-to-day urban and agricultural activities. Streams and drainage ways are straightened, mowed to the edge, stripped […]

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Education Spotlight: Energy Education in Central Kentucky

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By: Pattie Stivender, Education Director Bluegrass Greensource educators are energizing students across Central Kentucky as we start our annual classroom energy education program! Our educators work closely with teachers to provide lessons that align with Kentucky Academic Standards and are engaging for students. We continue to offer classroom activities that focus on Kentucky’s energy sources, […]

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Home Energy Workshop Recap

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By: Mallory Johnson, AmeriCorps VISTA Our Home Energy Workshop on December 7th was a space for diverse members of our community to come together and learn hands-on energy saving tips to take into their own home this winter! The technical portion of the workshop was led by Chris Woolery, with assistance from Rachel Norton, both […]