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From The Woods Today - Urban & Community Forestry

Episode 78 - From The Woods Today - Urban & Community Forestry


In this episode of From the Woods Today, we learn about the many benefits of our urban forests and projects taking place throughout Kentucky’s communities. We also have a segment on proper tree planting techniques, as well as some information on National Forest Products Week occurring this October 17 - 23.




From The Woods Today - What is Forest Health?

Episode 77 - From The Woods Today - What is Forest Health?


In this episode of From the Woods Today, Dr. Ellen Crocker teaches us the basics of forest health. We also have our popular tree of the week segment, as well as some information about Tree Week happening this October 9-16.




From The Woods Today - Kentucky Wood Expo

Episode 74 - From The Woods Today - Kentucky Wood Expo


This week's episode of From the Woods Today is a Kentucky Wood Expo Special! Learn about this biennial event where more than 100 exhibitors will display everything from commercial and portable sawmill machinery to materials handling equipment, attracting key representatives from the nation’s largest wood products manufacturers.




From The Woods Today - Small Scale & Horse Logging

Episode 73 - From The Woods Today - Small Scale & Horse Logging


In this episode of From the Woods Today, we discuss the differences between small scale logging with machinery and horse logging. We have our highly anticipated tree of the week segment, as well as some information about some upcoming events at the Kentucky Wood Expo (September 17-18, 2021).




From The Woods Today - Woodland Management Practices

Episode 72 - From The Woods Today - Woodland Management Practices


In this episode of From the Woods Today, Dr. Jacob Muller shares common woodland management practices in Kentucky and how to manage your woodlands for a variety of objectives and resources. We have a presentation on the Kentucky Maple Syrup Project, as well as our tree of the week and our monthly pesky plant.




From The Woods Today - The White Oak Initiative

Episode 70 - From The Woods Today - The White Oak Initiative


In this episode of From the Woods Today, we discuss the White Oak Initiative and the importance of the white oak tree. We also have a video from the former Kentucky State Nature Preserves branch manager about the Ecoregions of Kentucky.




From The Woods Today - Water Quality Plan Update

Episode 69 - From The Woods Today - Water Quality Plan Update


In this episode of From the Woods Today, Dr. Gumbert returns to show us the redesigned web-based tool for developing KY Ag Water Quality Plans. It's time for our monthly mushroom highlight and "What's Bugging My Tree?" segments, as well as our tree of the week.




From The Woods Today - Woodland Bug Friends

Episode 67 - From The Woods Today - Woodland Bug Friends


In this episode of From the Woods Today, Dr. Larson, UK Entomology, shares some friendly bugs you might want to keep around your woodlands as they provide many benefits. We have our tree of the week segment, as well as our Pesky Plant of the month - which is the host for a new invasive bug that has just been found in Kentucky.




From The Woods Today - Laurel Wilt Disease

Episode 66 - From The Woods Today - Laurel Wilt Disease


In this episode of From the Woods Today, we learn how to identify Laurel Wilt and the Sassafras trees affected by this disease. We have our tree of the week, as well as a snake ID video.




From The Woods Today - What's Wrong With My Oak?

Episode 64 - From The Woods Today - What's Wrong With My Oak?


In this episode of From the Woods Today, Dr. Ellen Crocker goes over some common oak problems you might be seeing in your woodlands. We have an important update about an unexplained bird illness that has been popping up in parts of the state, as well as our fan favorite Tree of the Week segment.