Contact Information

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




UK Forestry and Natural Resources - Extension

UK Forestry and Natural Resources - Extension conducts many programs throughout the year. Check back and look around our calendar to learn more.




The Kentucky Woodland Owners Short Course consists of online and in-person educational sessions held in the summer each year.

WOSC information
fall webinars - 310


Webinars are an excellent way to get a lot of forestry-related information in a short time, without having to drive great distances.

Webinar Information
Tristate 340


Ohio River Valley Woodlands and Wildlife Workshop is designed to provide you with forestry and wildlife-related information.

ORVWWW information
Master Naturalists

Master Naturalist

This program was created to advance education, research, and outreach efforts to dedicated volunteers in order to conserve and manage natural resources and natural areas within their communities.

Master Naturalist Information
Youth programming

Youth Programming

There are several opportunities for youth to participate in competition or learn in forestry-related field days.

Youth Programs


This weeklong experience concentrates on forest and natural resources management for high school students.

Win with Wood Tree ID

Win With Wood

A unique opportunity for youth in eastern Kentucky to learn about forests, forest products, and industries and showcase their talents and skills in an annual fun-filled competition.

Win With Wood
4H Forestry

4H Forestry

Designed for youth ages 9-18 to learn about Kentucky’s trees and forests.

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The Center is committed and designed to foster practices that contribute to sustainable forest management.

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Technical training

Technical Training

Specialized training offered to wood industry personnel conducted at the UK Wood Utilization Center.

Training Program
Carbon Footprint & Market Analyzer

Carbon and Market Analyzer

Forty percent of the output of hardwood lumber mills winds up in long-lived products.

Carbon Footprint Information

Contact Information

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