Spring 4-H opportunities include OC 4-H Communications Day, a hands-on Art Workshop series, cooking classes, and more.
Upcoming 4-H programs include Teen Conference, Dog Camp, Communications Event, and Kentucky Forest Leadership Program.
2017 Kentucky Wood Expo is on September 15 and 16 in Lexington. Open to the public. Forestry-related activities, demonstrations, and educational events.
To promote stewardship and sustainable management of KY's non-industrial private forests, the KY Forestry Extension Service and KY Division of Forestry publish multiple forestry resources including the Kentucky Woodlands Magazine. Current forestry topics: GMOs, mussels, logging, best management practices, the Northern long-eared bat, and more.
Developed in conjunction with community members who have interests in the forests where they live, work, and play, the KY Urban Forest Action Plan is to help all communities create urban and community forests that are diverse, healthy and resilient, and accessible for all citizens.
The KY forestry series helps kick off National Forest Products Week. Kentucky forests are a valuable resource. "Our forests are renewable and vital resources when sustainably managed."