Identifying Kentucky’s Trees

October 26 - 7 PM Eastern Time

This hands-on webinar will help you learn how to identify the many trees found in Kentucky’s forests. Participants will learn how to use a handy dichotomous leaf key to help them identify the trees around us. 


Presented by Laurie Thomas, Extension Forester

   

This webinar will be hosted on line and at the following County Extension Offices: Bracken, Carroll, Crittenden, Estill, Franklin, Grant, Harlan, Jessamine, Lee, Marion, Monroe, Scott, and Taylor counties

   

Can't make it to an Extension Office? For online viewing, please click here.


Mushrooms and More from Your Woodlands 

November 2  - 7 PM Eastern Time

Non-timber forest products can add enjoyment and value to your woodlands. This webinar will provide an introduction to wild and cultivated mushrooms and connect you to resources to get you started in the right direction.
   
Presented by Dr. Ellen Crocker, Postdoctoral Scholar Forest Pathologist


This webinar will be hosted online and at the following County Extension Offices:
Bracken, Breathitt, Crittenden, Estill, Floyd, Franklin, Grant, Harlan, Jessamine, Lawrence, Lee, Marion, Mercer, Ohio, and Taylor counties.

   

Can't make it to an Extension Office?  For online viewing, please click here.


Deer Management 101

November 21 - 7 PM Eastern Time

This webinar will cover assessing the health of your deer herd, how to monitor its population and health status, and the varying management strategies that can be used to meet deer management goals. Focus will be placed on the how-to for initial assessments of your deer herds population, how to collect the data, and how anyone with a computer can track and analyze it to help manage their deer herd. Effectively using trail cameras, habitat improvement ideas including food plots and forest management strategies will be covered.
   
Presented by Dr. Matthew Springer, Wildlife Extension Professor

   
This webinar will be hosted online and at the following County Extension Offices:
Bracken, Breathitt, Campbell, Carroll, Estill, Floyd, Franklin, Grant, Jessamine, Lawrence, Lee, Madison, Marion, Mercer, Monroe, Ohio, Rowan, Taylor and Whitley counties

   

Can't make it to an Extension Office? For online viewing, please click here.


There's an App for that: Forest Engagement Through Citizen Science

November 28 @ 7 PM Eastern Time

New technology means new ways to engage people in forestry and natural resources. Citizen science apps and websites exist to do everything from ID insects to assess the benefits of trees. But which is right for you? This webinar will walk you through usage and practical applications, and leave you with ideas on how you might use these programs in your community.

   

Presented by Dr. Ellen Crocker Postdoctoral Scholar Forest Pathologist and Nic Williamson, Urban Forestry Initiative Coordinator
   

This webinar will be hosted online and at the following County Extension Offices: Estill, Floyd, Grant, Jessamine, Lee, Marion, Rowan, and Taylor counties

   

Can't make it to an Extension Office?  Please click here for online viewing.


Tree and Log Grading Introduction

December 7 @ 7 PM Eastern Time 

This webinar will introduce you to tree and log grading. Understanding tree and log grade, which translates into financial value, is important for those with economic interests. Both woodland owners and loggers can benefit from attending this webinar.

   

Presented by Chad Niman, Primary Forest Products Specialist
   

This webinar will be hosted online and at the following County Extension Offices: Bracken, Breathitt, Carroll, Estill, Floyd, Grant, Harlan, Jessamine, Lawrence, Lee, Marion, Monroe, Ohio, Rowan, and Taylor counties

   

Can't make it to an Extension Office, please click here for online viewing.