Episode 82 - From The Woods Today - What are Invasive Plants?

Episode Date: 
November 10, 2021

In this episode of From the Woods Today, Dr. Ellen Crocker gives an overview of invasive plants; what they are, what they can look like, and why they are a problem. We also have our tree of the week and monthly mushroom highlight, as well as a look into some research on stave drying.

Guests: Billy Thomas ( UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources - Extension Forester ) , Chad Niman ( UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources - Primary Forest Products Specialist ) , Dr. Ellen Crocker ( UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources - Assistant Professor, Forest Health Extension ) , Laurie Thomas ( UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources - Extension Forester ) , Megan Buland ( UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources - Technician ) , Reneé Williams ( UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources - Information Specialist Senior )

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Resources and Web links for November 10 Segments:

What are Invasive Plants?
UK Invasive Plants Site
KY Invasive Plant Conference - Registration

Mushrooms
UK Mycology Site

Stave Drying Research
UK Project to Improve Bourbon Barrel Manufacturing


Episode Category: Forest Health, From the Woods Today, Forest Industry, Forest Products, Invasive Plants, Non-Timber Forest Products