WKU Public Radio News Staff
Mon November 26, 2012
Open House Scheduled for Mammoth Cave Visitor's Center
Officials at Mammoth Cave National Park will host an open house Tuesday, November 27 th, for the renovated Visitor's Center at the world-famous park. The renovation work at the Center has been completed under Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design guidelines, and the project will be submitted for gold-level certification, as a sustainable, "green" building.
Public Information Officer Vickie Carson says the environmentally-friendly Visitor's Center makes use of solar energy, re-cycled wood products, and natural lighting. The facility will also provide a number of educational exhibits about geography, the karst terrain, and wildlife in the region. The public is invited to the open house celebration, which will be held 3:30 pm until 5:00 pm, Central time, on November 27 th.