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From the Woods Today - Upland Oak Forest Management

Episode 130 - From the Woods Today - Upland Oak Forest Management


In this episode of From the Woods Today, we talk about the practices designed to address one or more of the difficulties upland oaks typically face. We also have a segment on how to manage that pesky bush honeysuckle on your property.


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From the Woods Today - World Forest ID

Episode 128 - From the Woods Today - World Forest ID


In this episode of From the Woods Today, we discuss World Forest ID and their work to combat illegal logging through science-based technologies. We also discuss some ongoing wildfire issues in Kentucky.




From the Woods Today - Leeches and Other Lore

Episode 126 - From the Woods Today - Leeches and Other Lore


This episode of From the Woods Today is a Halloween Special. Join us as we tell the tales about creepy things in the forest including leeches, burying beetles, vampire bats, zombie fungus, and more!




From the Woods Today - Why are Trees in Cities Important?

Episode 124 - From the Woods Today - Why are Trees in Cities Important?


This episode of From the Woods Today is a Tree Week Special! Join us as we talk about how home owners can properly care for trees and why it is important to care for trees. We also have a segment for the upcoming National Forest Products Week, as well as one about some upcoming maple syrup programs.




From the Woods Today - What is a Mushroom?

Episode 123 - From the Woods Today - What is a Mushroom?


In this episode of From the Woods Today, we learn what a mushroom is for National Mushroom Day. We also have a presentation on what to do when a disaster strikes and a brief overview of the book, Water in Kentucky.




From the Woods Today - KDF Tree Nurseries

Episode 119 - From the Woods Today - KDF Tree Nurseries


In this episode of From the Woods Today, we talk about the Kentucky Division of Forestry's Tree Nurseries and how to order tree seedlings. We also have our monthly Pesky Plants segment.




From the Woods Today - Cook Wild: Squirrel

Episode 116 - From the Woods Today - Cook Wild: Squirrel


Join us this week on From the Woods Today while Martha Yount cooks live and tells us about the Cook Wild Kentucky Project. We also have a segment on Asian long-horned beetle (ALB) and how to spot and report this bad bug. We wrap up the show with a segment on lingering ash.




From the Woods Today - Birding By Ear

Episode 115 - From the Woods Today - Birding By Ear


In this episode of From the Woods Today, we learn how to take our bird identification skills to the next level by learning their songs and calls. We also have our Wildlife Sounds segment, as well as a segment about locust leafminer, what it looks, and what it means for your trees




From the Woods Today - History of the American Chestnut

Episode 114 - From the Woods Today - History of the American Chestnut


In this episode of From the Woods Today, we learn the history of the American Chestnut, how it used to be all over Kentucky's landscapes, and what you can do to help save it. We also walk you through the process of hunting for and reporting American chestnut trees you find in the wild using the Tree Snap app.




From the Woods Today - Fireflies

Episode 111 - From the Woods Today - Fireflies


In this episode of From the Woods Today, Dr. Jonathan Larson returns to discuss the magic of fireflies. We also have a guest from the Kentucky Division of Forestry share what a service forester does. Our last segment of the show is about steam weeders and how to use one.