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Announcements and Opportunities - Fall 2019


Kentucky-Tennessee Society of American Forester Scholarship - For a University of Kentucky forestry student. Email your cover letter and resume to Laura Lhotka prior to the application deadline. Your cover letter should address your leadership and how you actively promote the profession of forestry. Include your GPA on your cover letter or resume. You must have a GPA of 3.0 or above to be eligible. Due Oct. 1, 2019.

Kentucky Forest Industries Association Foundation – William H. Steele Memorial Forestry Scholarship - three $1,000 scholarships. Due Oct. 1, 2019. All UK forestry students eligible. 

Kentucky Woodland Owners Foundation Scholarship - $1,000.00 scholarship. Due Oct. 4, 2019. Seniors in the UK Forestry program are eligible. 

Forest Landowner Foundation Scholarship - Applications due Feb. 1, 2020.


Volunteer at the Kentucky Wood Expo - Contact Laura Lhotka to volunteer. Friday, Sept. 20-Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 at Masterson Station Park in Lexington. Volunteers are needed 9/19-9/22. Additional Information.

Fall 2019 Career Events - Key dates for forestry majors - UK CAFE Career Fair 9/17; UK Career Fair 9/25. 

NRE 390 Special Topics - Intro to Urban and Community Forestry (3 credit hours) - course offered Fall 2019 on Mon./Wed. from 11:00-11:50 with a lab Th 1-4. For additional information email Dr. Ellen Crocker at 

CAFE Weekly Updates - Student News & Announcements in the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment