Tom Eblen

September 4, 2012

Tom Eblen: Effort to restore native cane plantings taking root

You can find dozens of places across Kentucky named for native cane, but almost no actual cane, otherwise known as arundinaria gigantea. Julian Campbell, a botanist for The Nature Conservancy and an authority on Kentucky's natural landscape, is among the people trying to change that.

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About Tom Eblen

Tom Eblen


Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.