Extension/Outreach

Extension/Outreach

Forestry Videos

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Forestry and Natural Resources


Cooperative Extension

The University of Kentucky’s Cooperative Extension Service Forestry and Natural Resources programs deliver knowledge, insight, and solutions to address forest- and natural resource-related challenges.

Publications

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Woodland Owners

Woodland Owners

Managing woodlands, forest health and timber needs

Woodland Owner Topics

Storm Damage

Storm Damage

If you have storm damage in your woods, we have many options.

Storm Damage Information

Forest Health

Forest Health

Everyone wants a healthy forest but what exactly does this mean?

Forest Health Information

Programs

Programs

Woodland Owners Short Course, Webinars, Youth, and more.

Forestry Programs

Wildlife

Wildlife

Kentucky’s woodlands are home to numerous species of wildlife. Learn more below.

Wildlife Information

Snakes

Kentucky Snakes

Snakes are one of the most maligned animals. KY has only 4 venomous snakes.

Kentucky Snakes

Spotted Lanternfly

Woodland Threats

Insects, diseases and invasive plants can all harm your woodlands.

Woodland Threats

Resources

Resources

Publications, videos, E-newsletter, magazines, webinars and much more.

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Wood Industry

Wood Industry

Sawmills, primary and secondary manufacturers

Wood Industry Information

Logging

Loggers

Ky Master Logger Program, Logging BMP's, Certification

Loggers

Youth

Youth Programming

Opportunities for forestry youth competitions or fields.

Youth Programs

CFWC

CFWC

Practices that contribute to sustainable forest management.

CFWC Information

Recent Publications

FOR163 - Midstory Removal for Upland Oaks

Jeffrey Stringer, John Lhotka, Zachary J. Hackworth | Dec. 1, 2023


FOR161 - Enrichment Planting of Upland Oaks

Dec. 1, 2023


Kentucky Woodlands Magazine

Kentucky Woodlands Magazine

Connect with Forestry Extension:

Forestry and Natural Resources Extension
forestry.extension@uky.edu
(859) 257-7597

From the Woods Today Episodes

Forestry Extension Videos

Forestry Introductions

This introduction will teach you the basics and more about our forests and why they are so very important to all of us.

From the Woods Today

A weekly internet show co-hosted by Renee' Williams and Billy Thomas along with the UK Forestry Extension team.

Why Manage Forests?

Being healthy is a good thing, and this no less so for our woodlands. Management is key to that healthy "lifestyle".

Forestry and Natural Resources Department
forestry.department@uky.edu
(859) 257-7596

Forestry and Natural Resources Extension
forestry.extension@uky.edu
(859) 257-7597

Contact Information

Thomas Poe Cooper Building 730 Rose Street Lexington, KY 40546-0073