NOTES – 2001

Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 17: PMSS Publications (Published by the School)

NOTES – 2001
“Notes from the Pine Mountain Settlement School”
Spring, Summer and Winter 2001


GALLERY: NOTES – 2001 Spring

CONTENTS

NOTES – 2001SPRING: petition ; surface mining ; strip mining ; General James E. Bickford ; Kentucky Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet ; Governor Paul Patton ; citizen letters ; editorial support ; Kentucky House of Representatives ; Environmental Education ; Open House ; Intervention program ; Alpha Sigma Tau National Foundation ; Nativity Play ; Chapel ; organ ; Little School ; Community Program ; folk-dancing ; Homemakers Club ; woodcarving ; photographs ; 

Pine Mountain Settlement School filed a petition asking the state of Kentucky to declare “unsuitable for surface mining” 5,226 acres around the School in which surface mining activities could be harmful to the School’s property and mission. – Robin Lambert


GALLERY: NOTES – 2001 Summer

CONTENTS

NOTES – 2001SUMMER: interim director ; staff ; employees ; community services ; environmental education ; interns ; culture ; staffing ; Trustees ; Association of Pine Mountain Alumni and Friends ; farm ; gardens ; deer ; Matt Boggs ; pests ; sewage lagoon ; renovation ; David Shepherd ; PRIDE ; Army Corps of Engineers ; Fair Day ; Judy Lewis ; exhibits ; horseshoe pitching ; Ben Begley ; Pat Begley ; Keith Reinhardt ; archives ; Mildred Mahoney ; Bill Schultz ; Barbara Teague ; archivist ; Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives ; day camps ; crafts ; hemlocks ; photographs ; 

For several years, Pine Mountain has enjoyed the distinction of having the largest Hemlock tree in Kentucky on its grounds. Unfortunately, during a particularly vicious windstorm this summer, this giant among eastern evergreens was broken and about three-quarters of it fell to the ground.


GALLERY: NOTES – 2001 Winter

CONTENTS

NOTES – 2001 WINTER: mining ; mines ; permits ; petition ; unsuitable ; Secretary James E. Bickford ; Kentucky Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet ; Kentucky Resources Council ; legal counsel ; community program ; sports ; crafts ; camp ; Environmental Education ; Elderhostel ; symposium ; organ concert ; artist-in-residence ; oral history project ; renovations ; wetlands ; gardens ; East Kentucky Leadership Conference Award ; Al Smith Award from Forward in the Fifth ; resignation ; Milly Mahoney Day ; Little School ; folk-dancing ; interim director ; Bill Caudill ; heirloom seed bank ; Baseball League ; Steve Roenker ; special weekends ; interns ; Billie Jo Caudill ; photographs ; 

I am extremely happy that 2,364 acres around Pine Mountain Settlement School have been declared “unsuitable for surface mining.”

…[I]t is with deep sadness that I made the decision to tender my resignation effective this June…. Pine Mountain Trustee, Bill Caudill of Letcher County, will serve as Interim Director. – Robin Lambert


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