Kentucky Woodlands E-News 
July 2015   
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For those who own, care for, and depend on Kentucky's Woodlands

In This Issue
Woodland Owners Short Course Starts in August
Invasive Species Removal Program Continues
Extension Calendar
August 15, 2015
Central Woodland
Owners Short Course
Franklin/Woodford counties
INFO: Click here.

August 29, 2015
West Woodland
Owners Short Course
Christian County
INFO: Click here.

September 18 - 19, 2015
KY Wood Expo
Masterson Station Park,
Lexington, KY

September 26, 2015
East Woodland
Owners Short Course
Carter/Rowan counties
INFO: Click here.


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Woodland Owners Short Course Starts in August  

There is still time to register for the 2015 Kentucky Woodland Owners Short Course by visiting! More than 10 forestry, wildlife, and natural resource  organizations have collaborated to put on these three educational programs designed for Kentucky woodland owners. The Central Region Woodland Owners Short Course will take place on August 15 at the Woodford County Extension Office and Buckley Wildlife Nature Sanctuary in Franklin County. The West Region Woodland Owners Short Course will take place on August 29 at the Christian County Extension office and the James Hale farm. The East Region Woodland Owners Short Course will take place on September 26 at the Hayes Crossing Fire Department in Rowan County and Lynn Johnson Tree Farm in Carter County. Visit for more information.

Invasive Species Removal Program Continues

Applications are still being accepted for the Invasive Species Removal Program which is a voluntary program that provides financial and technical assistance to Kentucky landowners fighting invasive species adjacent or within 0.5 mile of public lands that have conservation and/or restoration values. The goal of this program is to limit the spread of invasive plant species from private property to ecologically important public lands. The financial assistance is awarded through contracts between private landowners and University of Kentucky Forestry Extension which will pay for 100% of the estimated cost (up to $10,000) of controlling invasive plants on eligible private property. The invasive species control practices are expected to be completed between July 2015 and April 2016. Payments to program participants will be paid after verification of practice implementation. For more information please visit or contact Christopher Reeves at 859.257.0174 or  



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