Category: Natural Resources

Kentucky Forest Leadership Program: Teaching today for a bright tomorrow

By Jennifer Turner Division of Forestry Every June, select high school students completing their sophomore and junior years from across the Commonwealth, head to the University of Kentucky’s Lake Cumberland 4H Education Center to experience a weeklong adventure exploring Kentucky’s forests, wildlife and bugs. The Kentucky Forest Leadership […]

Understanding the 2016 Fall fire season in Tennessee and Kentucky: What went wrong and why it happened

By Jennifer Turner The Division of Forestry Fire season across the Commonwealth.kicked off once again February 15, 2017, with many people still dealing with the devastation and aftermath of a torrential fall season from 2016. Two states that were heavily impacted, were Kentucky and Tennessee, but one state, […]