Episode 117 - From the Woods Today - Plant Selection for the Host

Episode Date: 
August 24, 2022

In this episode of From the Woods Today, we talk about how insects and amphibians rely on native plants and learn some tips to gear landscape design mindsets toward the host first and plant second. We also have a segment on prepping your yard for fall pollinators, as well as discuss how to implement fire on landscapes to improve the health of our forested systems.

Guests: Billy Thomas ( UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources - Extension Forester ) , Cody Rhoden ( Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources - Small Game Program Coordinator ) , Megan Buland ( UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources - Forest Health Technician ) , Renee Frith ( Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest - Director of Horticulture and Sustainable Landscapes ) , Reneé Williams ( UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources - Information Specialist Senior )

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Resources and Web links for August 24 Segments:

Prescribed Fire
Kentucky Prescribed Fire Council
KDFWR Habitat How-To's: Prescribed Burning

Episode Category: Bugs/Insects, From the Woods Today, Fire, Pollinators, Wildlife