Education and Workforce Development Cabinet
Public hearing on environmental education master plan set for July 23

Press Release Date:  Thursday, July 10, 2014  
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 10, 2014) - The Kentucky Environmental Education Council (KEEC) will hold a public meeting July 23 from 1–4 p.m. for input on Kentucky’s five-year environmental education master plan. The meeting is at the Locust Trace AgriScience Farm at 3591 Leestown Road in Lexington.


The master plan will be developed through a collaborative, stakeholder-based process that will guide the direction and coordination of environmental education delivery throughout the Commonwealth.


“Educators, parents, business and industry representatives, administrators or any other interested parties are invited to attend this public meeting designed to gather your ideas for how we can improve and coordinate environmental education across the Commonwealth,” said KEEC Executive Director Elizabeth Schmitz.


People with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations by contacting Michelle Shane at 502-564-5937.


This meeting will kick off the public input process. Regional meetings will be held across the state during August. All meeting dates and locations will be published as they are available on the KEEC website at If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Michelle Shane at 502-564-5937 or by email​