Endangered Species - Statement of Policy - Kentucky

The General Assembly finds and declares that it is the policy of the Commonwealth to recognize endangered and threatened species of plants for human enjoyment, for scientific purposes, and to ensure their perpetuation as viable components of their ecosystems for the benefit of the people of Kentucky. It is the policy of the General Assembly that all plants covered by KRS 146.600 to 146.619 are property of the landowner, and that KRS 146.600 to 146.619 shall not impede the development or use of public or private lands.;

Citation: KRS § 146.600;