March 5, 2021 | By: Carol Lea Spence

LEXINGTON, Ky., — University of Kentucky Forestry and Natural Resources Extension’s weekly online program, “From the Woods Today,” delves into a wide range of topics in March, offering relevant and interesting information about woodlands and wildlife each Wednesday at 11 a.m. ET.

The program streams on the online, social conferencing platform Zoom and on Facebook Live. Hosts Billy Thomas and Reneé Williams, UK extension forester and information specialist, respectively, welcome UK specialists who share their vast knowledge of Kentucky’s forests and the creatures that call them home.

March’s episodes include:

March 10: Part 7 of the ongoing Forestry 101 series and a discussion of ice damage brought on by recent winter storms.

March 17: The UK Wood Utilization Center at UK’s Robinson Center for Appalachian Resource Sustainability.

March 24: Pesticide safety and herbicide use.

March 31: The economic contribution of Kentucky’s forest industry.

All episodes include the Tree of the Week section.

The link to the Zoom sessions, a list of topics and archived episodes are available at Participants will receive a prompt to install Zoom, if they haven’t already done it. When asked for an identification number, sign in as a guest. Anyone can join a session, regardless of their location. The episodes are also available on Facebook Live at

The UK Cooperative Extension Service is part of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. With its land-grant partner, Kentucky State University, UK Cooperative Extension brings the university to the people in their local communities, addressing issues of importance to all Kentuckians.