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.