Forest Products and Stewardship Week: Oct. 22-26

UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources will participate with a week of programs entitled "From Basketball Courts to Bourbon Barrels: Forest Products and Stewardship", the activities will include a scavenger hunt of wood use around campus, a "Goods from the Woods" booth showcasing wood products from around the state, a talk on mushrooms and other non-timber forest products, a cross-laminated timber demonstration talk at Ashland Estate, and much more. To learn more, please contact Forestry and Natural Resources Extension at 859.257.7597 or  email

Forests cover nearly half the state of Kentucky and are the foundation of a forest sector that is a major economic force in the Commonwealth.  To learn more about this click here

See below for a schedule of events.

Monday, Oct. 22

FREE Hotdogs and Veggie Dogs! - Thomas Poe Cooper Forestry Building (T.P. Cooper) - Wildcat Wagon and Kentucky Division of Forestry kickoff “Forest Products and Stewardship Week” - 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Scavenger hunt sites released at 8 a.m. (Prizes at Cooper Bldg. Tuesday)  Click here to reveal locations.

Scavenger Hunt Locations

Click here for Scavenger Hunt locations. 

Tuesday, Oct. 23

Scavenger Hunt and Prizes - T.P. Cooper Bldg. - 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Wood Table and Salvage Pin Oak Furniture Story - Student Center - MANRRS Students, Dr. Terry Conners and Chad Niman - 12 - 2 p.m.

Green Talks radio interview on WRFL with Zoe Gabrielson - 2 p.m.