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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Biodiversity Outreach

fallsThe Center is involved in developing and promoting outreach programs tailored to public schools, museums, and civic groups as a means of increasing public awareness of biodiversity issues. We also provide a speakers bureau for schools and interested nonprofit groups.

 If you are currently involved in a project you would like listed on this page, or wish to request a speaker for your event, please EMail us at biodiversity@wku.edu. In the message, include a description of the project, web site URL, mailing address (including EMail) and phone number of at least one contact person.

 

PROJECTS AND MATERIALS

Coming soon

 

ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS AND EVENTS

WKU Student Environmental Action Coalition (Penny Papangelis, WKU Libraries)

Earth Day 2000 at WKU

Kentucky Frogloggers (Dr. Ken Crawford, Western Kentucky University)

Part of the North American Amphibian Monitoring Program

Includes an in-depth description of the 20 species of frogs and toads native to Kentucky, including pictures and calls (in .wav format)

 

INFORMATIONAL SITES

Kentucky Frogs and Toads (Dr. Ken Crawford, Western Kentucky University)

An in-depth description of the 20 species of frogs and toads native to Kentucky, including pictures and calls (in .wav format)

Kentucky Salamanders (Dr. Ken Crawford and Dr. Albert Meier, Western Kentucky University)

An in-depth description of the 30 species of salamanders native to Kentucky, including pictures.

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 Last Modified 9/24/14