Moving Forward Forum – Conservation Easements

Moving Forward Forum – Conservation Easements

New Pioneers offered its first digital Moving Forward Forum in December 2020.  Panelists Ashley Greathouse, from Bluegrass Lands Conservancy, and Billy Van Pelt, with American Farmland Trust, provided valuable information about the basics of conservation easements, as...
Protect Kentucky Solar Now

Protect Kentucky Solar Now

Join us in helping protect the rights of Kentuckians to own solar by submitting a comment to the Public Service Commission by Thursday, November 12! Kentucky Power has opened a case with the PSC to change net metering compensation rates, therefore threatening the...

Education Coordinator Job Description

 New Pioneers Education Coordinator Job Description      New Pioneers for a Sustainable Future is seeking a dynamic education coordinator to help advance its mission of promoting sustainability in rural central Kentucky. This position is made possible...

New Pioneers Update

We knew 2020 would be a time of transition for New Pioneers, but we certainly didn’t foresee all of the changes headed our way. Thanks to the support of our Members, Board, and Community, we have adapted and continue our mission to educate, demonstrate and advocate...

Farewell, New Pioneers

Dear Members, Supporters, and Faithful Friends of New Pioneers, Wednesday, June 10, 2020 was my last official last day at New Pioneers. I was expecting to end my tenure at the end of April, but the pandemic came along and changed just about everything for just about...

Building a Sustainable Future: We Must Act Now

It is with sadness and firm conviction that New Pioneers for a Sustainable Future responds to the undeniable crises we face in Kentucky, the United States, and around the world. The mission of New Pioneers is to promote sustainability for all people in our rural...

Bernheim Roadshow at Loretto Motherhouse 2/18

Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest is bringing its “Bernheim Under Threat Roadshow” to Marion County on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. in the Conference Room at the Sisters of Loretto Motherhouse. An LG&E natural gas pipeline threatens the integrity of the...
Current Revolution: Transitioning to Renewable Energy

Current Revolution: Transitioning to Renewable Energy

The documentary film “Current Revolution”… was presented by New Pioneers and the Kentucky Conservation Committee. After the presentation a panel discussion with audience participation ensued, hosted by Lane Boldman, Exec. Director of KY Conservation...