Bear Hunters: The 2015 bear season with dogs opens Saturday November 28.  All hunters must check the KDFWR homepage or call the Info Center at 1-800-858-1549  after 9:00 PM each day of the season to learn if the black bear quota was met.  For information about checking bears, click here.

Project WILD

Project WILD is an interdisciplinary conservation and environmental education program emphasizing wildlife. The program is designed for educators of kindergarten through twelfth grade. Project WILD capitalizes on the natural interest that children and adults have in wildlife by providing hands-on activities that enhance student learning in all subject and skill areas. Project WILD educational materials are provided to educators through practical, interactive workshops.

For more information regarding upcoming Project WILD workshops in your area contact your Regional Project WILD Coordinator.

Project WILD Regional Service Centers

Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources

Amy Eichorn, State Coordinator
2128 Vernon Court
Louisville, KY 40206

Counties: Bath, Bourbon, Boyd, Boyle, Bracken, Carter, Casey, Elliott, Fayette, Fleming, Franklin, Greenup, Harrison, Jessamine, Lewis, Lincoln, Mason, Mercer, Montgomery, Nicholas, Pendleton, Robertson, Rowan, Scott, Woodford

Eastern Kentucky University

Dr. Melinda Wilder
Division of Natural Areas
105 Case Annex
Eastern Kentucky University
521 Lancaster Ave.
Richmond, KY 40475

Counties: Bell, Breathitt, Clark, Estill, Floyd, Harlan, Jackson, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Madison, Magoffin, Martin, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Pike, Powell, Whitley, Wolfe

Murray State University

Dr. David Allen, Director
Center for Environmental Education
320 Alexander Hall, Murray State Univ.
Murray, KY 42071-0009

Counties: Ballard, Breckinridge, Butler, Calloway, Cardwell, Carlisle, Christian, Crittenden, Daviess, Fulton, Graves, Hancock, Henderson, Hickman, Hopkins, Livingston, Lyon, McCracken, McLean, Marshall, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Trigg, Union, Webster

University of Louisville

Dr. Teddie Phillipson Mower
292 CEHD
Teaching & Learning, University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292

Counties: Anderson, Boone, Bullitt, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Hardin, Henry, Jefferson, Kenton, Larue, Meade, Nelson, Oldham, Owen, Shelby, Spencer, Trimble, Washington

Western Kentucky University

Dr. Terry Wilson
Center for Math, Science, and Environmental Ed.
179 Jones-Jaggers Hall, Western KY Univ.
Bowling Green, KY 42101

Counties: Adair, Allen, Barren, Butler, Clinton, Edmonson, Grayson, Green, Hart, Logan, McCreary, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Ohio, Pulaski, Russell, Simpson, Taylor, Todd, Warren, Wayne