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From the Woods Today - Kentucky Forest Health Update

Episode 137 - From the Woods Today - Kentucky Forest Health Update


In this episode of From the Woods Today, Dr. Ellen Crocker gives an update on the state of Kentucky's forest health. We also have the ever-popular Tree of the Week segment, as well as a wildlife sounds segment.


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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 - Clean Water Act 50th Year

Episode 112 - From the Woods Today - Clean Water Act 50th Year


In this episode of From the Woods Today, we learn a little history about the Clean Water Act and what it means today as we prepare for its 50th anniversary. We also have our fun, interactive Wildlife Sounds segment, as well as a segment about archaeological research at ancient Native American village and town sites situated along Kentucky’s rivers and streams.




From the Woods Today - Pollinator Week

Episode 109 - From the Woods Today - Pollinator Week


In this episode of From the Woods Today, we are celebrating pollinator week! Learn how pollinators are vital to a healthy ecosystem and how to protect and create these habitats. We also discuss how native plants help preserve our natural biodiversity. Kai Davis also joins us once again for a birds edition of our Wildlife Sounds segment.




From the Woods Today - New Invasives Alert

Episode 105 - From the Woods Today - New Invasives Alert


In this episode of From the Woods Today, Dr. Ellen Crocker shares some invasive species to be on the lookout for. Kai Davis returns to do a birds edition of our Wildlife Sounds series. We also have a segment on woodland safety equipment, tools, and felling resources.




From The Woods Today - 100th Episode Special

Episode 100 - From The Woods Today - 100th Episode Special


It's our 100th episode! Celebrate with us as we discuss earth day, scouting for invasive plants, reforestation and birds, and tree identification. We also announce some of our giveaway winners at the end of the show.