Kentucky, Hart County
The property is or will be encumbered by a conservation easement as described below.
78 acres bordering 1163 feet along the Green River with spectacular high point views and river access. Improvements include modular home and outbuildings. 1.5 acres is subject to the life estate of Leona Wells.
Primary Conservation Objective
The Nature Conservancy's conservation objective is to preserve and improve the water quality of the Green River and protect the riparian area along the river.
The Green River Conservation Area is a 1350 square mile watershed that consists of the upper Green River and its tributaries and portions of Mammoth Cave National Park. This watershed is among the most significant aquatic ecosystems in North America with a biodiversity rating of B1. The conservation area supports nearly 60 species of freshwater mussels, 109 fish species and a number of rare, threatened or endangered plants and other animals. Also of importance is the state of the forested riparian area along the river. Sections of the Green River are known swarming habitat for the Indiana and gray bat.
Easements and Restrictions
Restrictions on the property will include no commercial development, no new roads, timber harvest with approved plan and limited agriculture practices.