Hosted by Paul Sawyier Public Library in the River Room. A series of readings and discussion on the history and conservation of Elkhorn Creek in Franklin County.
Edna Lechahuanna: The Legend of the Forks of Elkhorn, by Nettie Henry Glenn, 1961. Excerpt read by John Carlton, local historian, preservationist, and organizer of Frankfort Heritage Week.
The History of a Kentucky Landscape: presented by Dr. Richard Taylor, author of Elkhorn: Evolution of a Kentucky Landscape, University Press of Kentucky, 2018.
Stream Conservation and the Elkhorn Creek: presented by Samantha Vogeler, supervisor of the Water Quality Certification Section with the Kentucky Division of Water of the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection.
Protecting My Land and My Heritage: Tools for Rural, Agricultural, and Environmental Conservation and Preservation: presented by Jessie Wilder, Executive Director of Bluegrass Land Conservancy.
A 10-15 minute intermission will take place between the second and third presentations. Books and materials will be on-hand for purchase or for the public to take home.