Forestry News

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Woodland owners who are wondering how to get the most from their property will benefit from attending one of three Woodland Owners Short Courses being offered around the state this summer.

Kentucky woodlands can provide many benefits including extra income and recreation for their owners, as well as providing a healthy environment for wildlife. These benefits can be enhanced through proper care and management. The 2015 Woodland Owners Short Course will cover all those aspects, for both novice and experienced landowners.

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The Council on Forest Engineering, will be holding its 38th annual meeting in the Hilton Hotel Downtown in Lexington July 19-22. It is the first time the University of Kentucky Department of Forestry has hosted the meeting, the theme of which is “Engineering Solutions for Nonindustrial Private Forest Operations.”

The council, an international organization of forest professionals seeks and promotes the best methods of forest operations and management through fostering forest engineering in industry, government and universities.

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