Biological diversity http://wkyufm.org en Three WKU Profs Honored for Nature Work http://wkyufm.org/post/three-wku-profs-honored-nature-work <p></p><p>The state Nature Preserves Commission has given three WKU professors its annual award for work that protects biological diversity.</p><p>Alfred Meier, Ouida Meier and Scott Grubbs were given this year's Biological Diversity Protection Award for their work creating the Upper Green River Biological Preserve. The preserve is on the banks of the Green River in Hart County.</p><p>The Green River is the most important river in Kentucky for the conservation of rare native mussels and fish. It hosts 109 fish species and nearly 60 mussel species. The area is also important for an endangered bat species found on the preserve and as a breeding and migratory habitat for songbirds. Mon, 14 Jan 2013 13:43:17 +0000 Joe Corcoran 24836 at http://wkyufm.org Three WKU Profs Honored for Nature Work