Episode 30 - Urban Forestry

Episode Date: 
April 1, 2019

In this 30th episode of From the Woods Kentucky, co-hosts Renee Williams and Laura Lhotka interview Nic Williamson, Heather Wilson, and Emily Ellingson for an overview of urban forestry.

Guests: Emily Ellingson ( The Arboretum, State Botanical Garden of Kentucky - Curator and Native Plants Collection Manager ) , Heather Wilson ( Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government - Municipal Arborist ) , Nic Williamson ( UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources - UFI Coordinator )

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Useful Information From This Episode

Urban Forest Initiative - Nic Williamson


Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government - Heather Wilson


The Arboretum, State Botanical Garden of Kentucky - Emily Ellingson 

  • Arbor Day - Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 1 pm until 4 pm.

Calendar of events leading up to Arbor Day:

  • Tracing Roots with Dave Leonard - Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm
  • Discovering Roots with Emily Ellingson - Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm
  • Rooted in Nature with Dr. Adena Cox - Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm

Applying the skills they learned in the Field to Fork workshop, new deer hunters learning how to select optimal hunting locations with their mentors prior to the next morning’s hunt.


Episode Category: Urban Forestry