Established regional leadership Agritourism organizations made up of farmers and others engaged in Agritourism in Kentucky.
Held multiple Agritourism workshops Partnership effort with University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, KY Department of Agriculture, KY Tourism Development Cabinet, KY Farm Bureau and WMTH team members.
Pride of Kentucky Agritourism Event held in Fall of 2003 and 2004 Hosted by UK Cooperative Extension Service and WMTH team members . Over 500 people attended.
Designed, set up & manned an informational agritourism booth at the Kentucky State Fair in 2003 & 2004 Over 40 agritourism businesses represented with over 20 farmers working shifts at the fair.
Statewide Agritourism Website developed in 2003 featuring over 250 agritourism businesses across the state. This was turned over the Kentucky Department of Agriculture for them to use as a base.
This test website served as a model for the current Agritourism Initiative in the state of Kentucky.
John Hunt Morgan Website Contract with HEARTLAND CIVIL WAR INSTITUTE. This project involved local community leaders, KY Department of Transportation, Heritage Council, Campbellsville University interested citizens and many more. Initiative produced an extensive website, brochure & wayside information signage. Continue to work with Kentucky to develop directional signage to incorporate with other states involved in this type of initiative.
Statewide Wildlife Brochure and Website Partnership with SEKTDA and Federal and State agencies across Kentucky in identifying wildlife & birding trails across Kentucky. Produced 122-page brochure and website. Brochure won Kentucky Tourism Council's Traverse Award for excellence.
Hwy 31W/31E Heritage Corridor Brochure Joint Project between attractions, cities, and tourist commissions in both Kentucky and Tennessee, 2000. A 42-page 4-color brochure was designed by WMTH Corp graphic designer & team members. 250,000 printed and distributed. Redesign and reprint have also been completed. Brochure continues to be one of the most popular among visitors along the I-65 corridor through Kentucky.
Historic Highway 68 Initiative - This initiative is a joint effort between 30+ counties, 60+ communities, local citizens and WMTH Corporation. A corridor management plan was funded by National Scenic Byway funds and is currently in process of being designated a state scenic byway.
The Great Rail Trail Brochure and Website Joint Project between attractions, cities, and tourist commissions in both Kentucky and Tennessee. Brochure was given award for excellence by Kentucky Tourism Council.
The Links around the Lakes Golf Brochure and Website Joint project between the State of Tennessee, State of Kentucky and golf course owners. Coordinated by WMTH team members. For courses involved, click here.
Audubon Birding Trail Intitiative Joint project between KY Depart. of Fish & Wildlife Resources, Tennessee Valley Authority, Henderson Tourist Commission, KY Department of Parks and WMTH Corporation team members. National Audubon Magazine recognized this birding trail as one of the top 19 in the nation in 2000.
Civil War Website Project with the Kentucky Heritage Council, Murray State University, The Civil War Trust and WMTH Corporation team members. The website has been recognized as the primary Civil War website for the State of Kentucky by The Civil War Trust and received the highest ranking of 4 stars in a national competition of Civil War websites.
Ecotourism Website Joint Project with National Park Service, KY Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources, Bicycle and Canoe Clubs, Audubon Society, TVA and WMTH Corporation team members
For more about these initiative and other projects, WMTH is and has been involved in please click here to check out our trails website.