Start receiving our award-winning magazine today!

Subscribe

Conservation Buyer Program

Property Listing

Green River/West

Kentucky, Hart County

Size: 77.54 acres
Price: $190,000

The property is or will be encumbered by a conservation easement as described below.
 

Description

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.

Biodiversity Highlights

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.

 


 

 

Downloads

Additional Photos

View from the High Point   ©Dian Osbourne/TNC

Modular Home on the Tract  ©Dian Osbourne/TNC

Maps

Survey  ©The Nature Conservancy

Contact

For more information, please contact:

Dian Osbourne
642 West Main Street
Lexington, KY 40508

Office Phone: (859) 259-9655
Cell Phone: (859) 576-5283
Email: dosbourne@tnc.org

 

Learn about The Nature Conservancy's work in Kentucky.

 

We’re Accountable

The Nature Conservancy makes careful use of your support.

More Ratings

x animal

Sign up for Nature eNews!

Sign Up for Nature e-News

Get our e-newsletter filled with eco-tips and info on the places you care about most.

Thank you for joining our online community!

We’ll be in touch soon with more Nature Conservancy news, updates and exciting stories.

Please leave this field empty

We respect your privacy. The Nature Conservancy will not sell, rent or exchange your e-mail address. Read our full privacy policy for more information. By submitting this form, you agree to the Nature.org terms of use.