Register now for the 2022 KY Forest Health Conference on February 9, 9 a.m. - noon ET.  It is Free, over Zoom, but registration is required. 

EUs sought: KY pesticide applicators, SAF, ISA and more.

Questions? Email Ellen Crocker,



Welcome and Introductions (9-9:05)

Major forest health issues in Kentucky -
Abe Nielsen and Alexandra Blevins, Kentucky Division of Forestry (9:05-9:25)

Gypsy moth update - 
Carl Harper, Office of the State Entomologist and University of Kentucky (9:25-9:30)

Spotted lanternfly -
Eric Bitner, Indiana Department of Natural Resources (9:30-10)

Invasive plant management (10-10:50)

  • Managing invasive trees, Logan Nutt, Copperhead Consulting
  • Managing wintercreeper, Jody Thompson, Kentucky State University

Addressing storm damage in woodlands -
Dr. Jacob Muller, University of Kentucky (10:50-11:20)

Thousand cankers disease - 
Dr. Denita Hadziabdic Guerry, University of Tennessee (11:20-11:50)

Survey and conclusion (11:50-12)