Episode 97 - From The Woods Today - Reforest the Bluegrass

Episode Date: 
March 30, 2022

In this episode of From the Woods Today, we talk about the important work done by a community reforestation program called Reforest the Bluegrass. We also discuss the eastern hemlock tree and Hemlock Woolly Adelgid, a pest that threatens the health and survival of the trees. Laurie Thomas also shares information about some upcoming youth programs.

Guests: Billy Thomas ( UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources - Extension Forester ) , Heather Wilson ( Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government - Urban Forestry Coordinator ) , Kenton Sena ( Lewis Honors College - Lecturer ) , Laurie Thomas ( UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources - Extension Forester ) , Maeve Draper ( UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources - Forest Health Technician ) , Reneé Williams ( UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources - Information Specialist Senior )

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Resources and Web links for March 30 Segments:

Reforest the Bluegrass

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
UK HWA Site

Youth Programs
Kentucky Forest Leadership Program
NRESCI Academy


Episode Category: Citizen Science, From the Woods Today, Forest Health, Forestry, General Interest, Programs