Kentucky’s Deadliest Tornadoes: A Look Back at the Top 9 Storms in the State’s History

Kentucky Tornadoes

Kentucky is no stranger to extreme weather. From flooding in the western part of the state and ice storms in the east, Kentucky residents are no strangers to challenging conditions brought forth by Mother Nature. Unfortunately, tornadoes are frequent visitors to the Bluegrass State. Over the years, several powerful storms have ripped through the region, … Read more

The Amazonian Apple Snail – Alabama’s Grossest Invasive Species

Amazonian Apple Snail - INVASIVE SPECIES

The Amazonian apple snail (Pomacea maculata) hails from South America. It is now making its way to Alabama. It is known to be harmful to aquatic ecosystems. It competes with native species for food, habitat, and resources. This snail also has a slimy reputation, due to its strange appearance. It leaves behind a slimy trail. … Read more

Kentucky’s Big Cats: A Look at the 2 Different Types of Wild Cats Found in the State

Big Cats of Kentucky

Kentucky is home to two species of wild cats – bobcats and mountain lions. Bobcats are slightly smaller in size than their larger, lion-like relatives, but they are equally as powerful and important to the local ecosystem. In this guide, we will explore the features of these two impressive animals, their behavior patterns and habits, … Read more

How to Spot and Avoid Kentucky’s 4 Deadly Venomous Snakes – Stay Safe in The Wild

Kentucky's Deadly Venomous Snakes

Kentucky is home to four venomous snake species: the copperhead, cottonmouth, timber rattlesnake, and pygmy rattlesnake. While they play an important role in the ecosystem, encounters with them can be dangerous if proper precautions are not taken. Knowing how to identify them is essential for anyone who spends time outdoors in Kentucky. In this article, … Read more