An Official Website of the Commonwealth of Kentucky
How is a State Nature Preserve different than a Wild River? What does the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund do? What permits do you need? Learn about KNP's land conservation programs and natural areas.
KNP's self-service conservation planning and data exploration tool, allowing customers to submit projects and receive biological data within minutes. Reports identify endangered species and conservation lands in your project area for which the KNP maintains data.
Kentucky is rich with biological diversity. Learn more about our rare plant and animal species, and KNP's efforts in conserving and recovering them.
Visit a natural area, participate in events near you, get more information on Nature Plates, learn about ways to contribute to conservation in Kentucky, and find job and volunteer opportunities.
The latest news on the Office of Kentucky Nature Preserves, and a little about what we do.
Read about all of our ongoing projects and accomplishments of 2021 involving the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund, a program administered by OKNP.
Take a hike! Look here for info on Kentucky's State Nature Preserves, Wild Rivers, and Heritage Lands.